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English definition of “woodwork”

woodwork

noun [U] uk   /ˈwʊd.wɜːk/ us    /-wɝːk/

woodwork noun [U] (STRUCTURE)

the wooden parts of a building, especially a house: There's some rotting woodwork on the outside of the house that we need to replace.Carpentry and joineryWalls and parts of walls UK informal any part of the wooden or metal frame that forms part of a goal in football: Liverpool hit the woodwork twice in the first half.Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sports

woodwork noun [U] (ACTIVITY)

mainly UK (US usually woodworking) the activity of making objects such as furniture from wood: woodwork classes/lessons I used to enjoy woodwork at school.Carpentry and joinery
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