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tradesmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈtreɪdz.mən/  us   /ˈtreɪdz.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
someone who ​works in a ​trade that ​needsskill at using ​yourhands, usually in the ​buildingindustry
mainly UK someone who ​buys and ​sellsgoods, ​especially someone who ​owns a ​shop: Local tradesmen are ​objecting to ​plans for a ​big new ​out-of-townshoppingcentre.
(Definition of tradesman from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tradesmannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪdzmən/ (plural tradesmen)
a man who ​works in the ​buildingindustry in a ​job that involves ​physicalwork and a practical ​skill: Many ​insurancecompaniesprovidelists of ​approved tradesmen.
COMMERCE a man who ​buys and ​sellsgoods, especially someone who ​owns a ​store: Local tradesmen are ​objecting to ​plans for a new ​shoppingcentre in the ​area.
(Definition of tradesman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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