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Meaning of “workmanship” in the English Dictionary

"workmanship" in British English

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workmanshipnoun [U]

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

"workmanship" in American English

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workmanshipnoun [U]

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

"workmanship" in Business English

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workmanshipnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈwɜːkmənʃɪp/
the ​skill with which something was made or done: good/poor/shoddy workmanship The ​project is still unfinished ​due to shoddy workmanship and ​poorplanning. 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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