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Definition of tradesman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    tradesman

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈtreɪdzmən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreɪdzmən//
     
    (pl. tradesmen
    BrE BrE//ˈtreɪdzmən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreɪdzmən//
     
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  1. 1a person whose job involves going to houses to sell or deliver goods See related entries: Professions
  2. 2(especially British English) a person who sells goods, especially in a shop/store synonym shopkeeper
  3. 3(especially North American English) a skilled person, especially one who makes things by hand See related entries: Professions
  4. Extra examples All deliveries should be made to the tradesmen’s entrance. He got into trouble for seducing the daughter of a respectable tradesman. This is a job for a skilled tradesman. The Market Hall attracted tradesmen and stall holders from the surrounding district.
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