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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. 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.

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.
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