Definition of tailoring in English:

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tailoring

Pronunciation: /ˈtāləriNG/

noun

1The activity or trade of a tailor.
Example sentences
  • Skills provided here include; carpentry, tailoring, mixed agriculture, small business management, book keeping and typing skills.
  • Apart from these, the girls are also taught various household activities like cooking and tailoring.
  • The Ndola Women and Youth Resource Centre facilitates a number of livelihood programmes which include brick making, pottery, agriculture, tailoring, carpentry and others.
1.1The style or cut of a garment or garments.
Example sentences
  • Their special occasion outfits include beautifully cut dresses and suits, all with classic tailoring, and all complemented by elegant co-ordinating jackets, shawls and hats.
  • The trend is going to be sharper tailoring,’ the designer forecasts.
  • His womenswear sets razor-sharp tailoring against indulgently romantic dresses formed from layers of fragile chiffon.

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Syllabification: tai·lor·ing

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