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artisanship Syllabification: ar·ti·san·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈärdəzənˌSHip/

Definition of artisanship in English:


Skill in a particular craft: pieces of jewelry which testify to the high artisanship of these ancient people a heritage of exquisite artisanship
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  • The idea of individual artisanship is not something that operates in the Amish culture.
  • The guild was established by Jim Clark to develop and maintain the highest standard of artisanship and ethics in the pistolsmith's craft.
  • While much work in graphic arts is produced, it often is seen as mere artisanship and has received little attention.

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