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"workshop" in British English

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workshopnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɜːk.ʃɒp/  us   /ˈwɝːk.ʃɑːp/
  • workshop noun [C] (MEETING)

C1 a ​meeting of ​people to ​discuss and/or ​performpracticalwork in a ​subject or ​activity: a ​drama/​poetry/​training workshop The ​organization runs a stress-management workshop. a workshop ​session/​production

workshopverb [T]

uk   /ˈwɜːk.ʃɒp/  us   /ˈwɝːk.ʃɑːp/
to ​prepare a ​play for being ​shown in a ​theatre by ​discussing and ​working on different ​versions of it: The show was workshopped in May 2014 at the Courtyard Theatre.
(Definition of workshop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"workshop" in American English

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workshopnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɜrkˌʃɑp/
  • workshop noun [C] (ROOM WITH TOOLS)

a ​space in a ​buildingequipped with ​tools and often ​machines for making or ​repairing things
  • workshop noun [C] (MEETING WITH PURPOSE)

a ​meeting in which ​peoplediscuss and show how to do a ​job or ​perform an ​activity, so that everyone can ​learn: a teacher-training workshop
(Definition of workshop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"workshop" in Business English

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workshopnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwɜːkʃɒp/
WORKPLACE a ​room or ​building where things are made or ​repaired using ​machines or ​tools: The amber ​products are ​produced in the workshop. A ​truck that does a 1,500 ​mile roundtrip ​requires five days in the workshop when it gets back.
HR a ​meeting in which ​people learn about a ​subject by discussing it or doing ​activitiesrelating to it: They ​offer a ​series of bilingual workshops onbudgeting, ​marketing and ​managing a ​business. A ​series of workshops forrestaurantmanagers was set up.do/hold/run a workshop Belinda ​runs workshops ​addressingissuesrelated to ​working from ​home. The rest of the day they listened to speakers and attended workshops about ​leadership.
(Definition of workshop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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