Definition of craftsmanship in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrɑːf(t)smənʃɪp/


[mass noun]
1Skill in a particular craft: I admire his engineering skills and craftsmanship
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  • Over the years he constructed some magnificent stone walls around the county which bear testament to his gifted craftsmanship in hard landscaping.
  • I enjoyed their early music the most, yet appreciated their craftsmanship to the end.
  • Sue Wong should be in New York or even Paris displaying her masterful craftsmanship.
workmanship, artistry, craft, art, artisanship, handiwork, work;
skill, skilfulness, technique, expertise, mastery
1.1The quality of design and work shown in something made by hand; artistry: a piece of fine craftsmanship
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  • However, with the increasing demand, the craftsmanship has improved.
  • The splendor of the stonework in the villages testifies to the great craftsmanship through the ages.
  • He thought there was a lot of craftsmanship in old things.

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