Definition of tradesman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtreɪdzmən/

noun (plural tradesmen)

A person engaged in trading or a trade, typically on a relatively small scale.
Example sentences
  • The modernisation also meant that the abattoir could easily be used by individual butchers or groups of tradesmen.
  • There's much talk at the moment about a general lack of tradesmen and hairdressers about the place.
  • Another tradesman in Grattan Street said he heard the motorbike pull up and heard the shot.
North American  storekeeper
historical chandler, shopman, roundsman
craftsman, workman, skilled worker, artisan, employee, tradesperson, mechanic

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