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workmanshipnoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɜːk.mən.ʃɪp/ us   /ˈwɝːk.mən.ʃɪp/
(Definition of workmanship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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workmanshipnoun [U]

us   /ˈwɜrk·mənˌʃɪp/
the skill with which something was made or done: The city spent $50,000 to repair shoddy workmanship on the sidewalks.
(Definition of workmanship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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workmanshipnoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɜːkmənʃɪp/ us  
the skill with which something was made or done: good/poor/shoddy workmanship The project is still unfinished due to shoddy workmanship and poor planning. I was impressed by their standard of workmanship.
(Definition of workmanship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “workmanship”
in Chinese (Simplified) 技艺, 手艺, 工艺…
in Turkish işçilik, sanatkârlık, zanaatkârlık…
in Russian мастерство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技藝, 手藝, 工藝…
in Polish fachowość…
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