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joiner

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɔɪ.nər/  us   /-nɚ/

joiner noun [C] (WOOD WORKER)

a skilled worker who makes the wooden structures inside buildings, such as doors and window frames

joiner noun [C] (TAKING PART)

someone who agrees to take part in an arrangement or become a member of an organization: Recent joiners are in a worse position than existing members. informal a person who likes to get involved in activities with groups of people: I don't think you'll persuade David to come along to tonight's meeting - he's not much of a joiner.
Translations of “joiner”
in Vietnamese thợ làm đồ gỗ…
in Spanish carpintero…
in Thai ช่างไม้…
in Malaysian tukang kayu halus…
in French menuisier/-ière…
in German der Tischler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 木匠,木工, 熱衷團體活動的人…
in Indonesian tukang kayu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 细木工人, 社团活跃分子…
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