skilled+workman

  • 1 skilled workman — noun a worker who has acquired special skills • Syn: ↑skilled worker, ↑trained worker • Hypernyms: ↑worker • Hyponyms: ↑aquanaut, ↑oceanaut, ↑armorer, ↑ …

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  • 2 workman — n. 1. Laborer, operative, worker, journeyman. 2. Artisan, mechanic, craftsman, handicraftsman, artificer. 3. Skilful artificer, master in his art, skilled workman …

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  • 3 skilled worker — noun a worker who has acquired special skills (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑trained worker, ↑skilled workman • Hypernyms: ↑worker • Hyponyms: ↑aquanaut, ↑ …

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  • 4 skilled — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ Interviewi …

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  • 5 Workman — This interesting name derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century weorc meaning work , plus mann , a man, and was a medieval job descriptive term for a skilled worker or artisan. The following quotation from Promptorium Parvulorum (Medieval… …

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  • 6 workman — /werrk meuhn/, n., pl. workmen. 1. a man employed or skilled in some form of manual, mechanical, or industrial work. 2. a male worker. [bef. 900; ME werkman, OE weorcman. See WORK, MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …

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  • 7 workman — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, skilled ▪ council (BrE) … OF WORKMEN ▪ crew, gang ▪ A gang of workmen has been digging a hole in …

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  • 8 workman — work•man [[t]ˈwɜrk mən[/t]] n. pl. men a man employed or skilled in some form of manual, mechanical, or industrial work • Etymology: bef. 900 …

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  • 9 workman — /ˈwɜkmən/ (say werkmuhn) noun (plural workmen) 1. a man employed or skilled in some form of manual, mechanical, or industrial work. 2. a male worker. –workmanless, adjective …

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  • 10 master workman — skilled artisan, one who is a master of his craft …

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  • 11 Master workman — Master Mas ter (m[.a]s t[ e]r), n. [OE. maistre, maister, OF. maistre, mestre, F. ma[^i]tre, fr. L. magister, orig. a double comparative from the root of magnus great, akin to Gr. me gas. Cf. {Maestro}, {Magister}, {Magistrate}, {Magnitude},… …

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  • 12 master workman — 1. a worker in charge. 2. a person who is master of a craft. [1425 75; late ME] * * * master workman, 1. a person very skilled in a trade or craft. 2. = foreman. (Cf. ↑foreman) …

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  • 13 worker — worker, workman, workingman, laborer, craftsman, handicraftsman, mechanic, artisan, hand, operative, roustabout can all mean one who earns his living by labor, especially by manual labor. Worker, the most comprehensive and least specific of these …

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  • 14 work, history of the organization of — Introduction       history of the methods by which society structures the activities and labour necessary to its survival. work is essential in providing the basic physical needs of food, clothing, and shelter. But work involves more than the use …

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  • 15 worker — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. laborer, workman; artisan, craftsman; operator, doer, performer; journeyman, yeoman; Trojan; drudge; mechanic; toiler, moiler. See exertion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. operator, mechanic, machinist,… …

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  • 16 shearer — noun 1. a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles • Derivationally related forms: ↑shear • Hypernyms: ↑workman, ↑workingman, ↑working man, ↑working person 2. a skilled worker who shears the wool off of sheep or other animals …

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  • 17 Social structure of the United Kingdom — The social structure of the United Kingdom has historically been highly influenced by the concept of social class, with the concept still affecting British society in the early 21st century.[1] Although definitions of social class in the United… …

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  • 18 Abu-Lu'lu'ah — (Arabic: أبو لؤلؤة; Persian name: پيروز نهاوندى Pirouz Nahāvandi ) was a Persian slave who assassinated the Muslim ruler, or caliph, Umar al Khattab in AH|23|644|+ CE. His original name was Pīrūz (Arabicized: Fīrūz , the victorious ; other… …

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  • 19 mechanic — For the purposes of laws granting an exemption against claims for indebtedness:–narrowly, a skilled workman employed in shaping materials, such as wood, metal, or stone, into a structure, machine or other object requiring the use of tools in its… …

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  • 20 diplomacy — /di ploh meuh see/, n. 1. the conduct by government officials of negotiations and other relations between nations. 2. the art or science of conducting such negotiations. 3. skill in managing negotiations, handling people, etc., so that there is… …

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