noun Date: 1961 the techniques and procedures of espionage

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  • tradecraft — [trād′kraft΄] n. the practices and techniques of espionage * * * trade·craft (trādʹkrăft ) n. The methods used in clandestine operations such as espionage. * * * …   Universalium

  • tradecraft — [trād′kraft΄] n. the practices and techniques of espionage …   English World dictionary

  • tradecraft — noun skill acquired through experience in a trade; often used to discuss skill in espionage instructional designers are trained in something that might be called tradecraft the CIA chief of station accepted responsibility for his agents failures… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tradecraft — noun a) the skills acquired through experience of a trade b) the methods used in espionage and clandestine operations …   Wiktionary

  • tradecraft — trade·craft …   English syllables

  • analytic tradecraft — noun The part of tradecraft concerned with the analysis of intelligence …   Wiktionary

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