Definition of tradesman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtreɪdzmən
(also tradeswoman or tradesperson)

noun (plural tradesmen, tradeswomen, or tradespeople /ˈtreɪdzpəːs(ə)n/)

A person engaged in trading or a trade, typically on a relatively small scale.
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  • 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.

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