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craft
American English: /kræft/
British English: /krɑːft/

Translation of craft in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable or countable (trade) he showed his craft as an actor
    demostró tener mucho oficio como actor
    (before noun) (exhibition)
    de artesanía(s)
    Example sentences
    • There is also a lack of understanding of how long it takes to master the craft.
    • Along with the craft one should master the science and grammar of dance.
    • Clearly she had honed her craft before publishing the books that made her famous.
    1.2
    also: crafts plural
    the local crafts
    la artesanía local
    see alsoart 1 1 2
    Example sentences
    • The market, which sells local crafts, is worth a visit.
    • Project Seahorse has helped communities sell local crafts to a wider market, often through aquariums.
    • The square attracts many people and there are lots of local people selling their crafts.
  • 2 uncountable (guile, deceit) [literary]
    artimañas (feminine plural)
    to do something by craft
    hacer algo con artimañas
    Example sentences
    • He is practicing the ancient craft of equivocation, a trade plied by oracles thousands of years ago.
    • Jonson allows the head male character to be exceedingly great at his craft of deception.
    • She has done this for so long that she has gotten good at it, perfected her craft of deceiving people.
  • 3 countable
    plural craft
    3.1 (Nautical)
    Example sentences
    • The patrol boat towed the craft to deep water where it was cleared of environmentally unfriendly products and then set adrift.
    • The Navy vessel located the pleasure craft and stood by her until the local lifeboat arrived to take the stricken vessel in tow.
    • In three minutes he was off the ship in his own craft to deliver another negative report to his superiors.
    3.2 (Aerospace, Aviation)
    Example sentences
    • The craft is a biplane flying boat that is thought to have been designed and built immediately after the Great War.
    • The hatch between the craft and the Space Station will be opened about 90 minutes later.
    • During the test, the craft became airborne and Don decided to take the Flying Wing for a circuit.

transitive verb

  • a well-crafted novel
    una novela escrita con oficio or bien construida
    the carving is beautifully crafted
    la talla es de bella factura or está bellamente trabajada
    Example sentences
    • He was extremely gifted in crafting metals and his skills were much needed.
    • Move your listeners and express yourself more effectively by crafting your songs the way hit writers do.
    • All three of these guys are veterans, each adept at crafting perfect solos with formulae tried by time.

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