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tradesman

noun [C] uk   /ˈtreɪdz.mən/ ( plural -men   /-mən/   ) us  
mainly UK someone who buys and sells goods, especially someone who owns a shop: Local tradesmen are objecting to plans for a big new out-of-town shopping centre. someone who works in a trade that needs skill at using your hands, usually in the building industry
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