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trades·man

 (trādz′mən)
n.
1. A man who practices a manual trade.
2. A man who is a merchant.

tradesman

(ˈtreɪdzmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Commerce) a man engaged in trade, esp a retail dealer
2. (Commerce) a skilled worker
ˈtradesˌwoman fem n

trades•man

(ˈtreɪdz mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person engaged in trade.
2. a worker skilled in a particular craft; artisan; craftsman.
3. Chiefly Brit. a shopkeeper.
[1590–1600]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tradesman - a merchant who owns or manages a shoptradesman - a merchant who owns or manages a shop
tradespeople - people engaged in trade
dry cleaner, cleaner - the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
florist - someone who grows and deals in flowers; "the florist made up an attractive bouquet"
hosier - a tradesman who sells hosiery and (in England) knitwear
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
newsagent, newsdealer, newsstand operator, newsvendor - someone who sells newspapers
tobacconist - a retail dealer in tobacco and tobacco-related articles

tradesman

noun craftsman, workman, artisan, journeyman, skilled worker I would have made a good tradesman - particularly a carpenter.

tradesman

noun
A person engaged in buying and selling:
Translations
تاجِر، صاحِب حانوتفَنِّي، مُخْتَص
kupecobchodníkodborník
fagmandhandlende
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iînaîarmaîurverslunarmaîur
kupec
trgovec

tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] N (tradesmen (pl)) (= shopkeeper) → tendero m; (= roundsman) → repartidor m, proveedor m; (= artisan) → artesano m
tradesman's entranceentrada f de servicio

tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] n
(= shopkeeper) → commerçant m
(= skilled worker) → ouvrier m qualifiétrades union n
see trade unionTrades Union Congress n association des principaux syndicats britanniquestrade surplus nexcédent m commercialtrade talks nplnégociations fpl commercialestrade union nsyndicat mtrade unionism nsyndicalisme mtrade unionist nsyndicaliste mftrade wind [ˌtreɪdˈwɪnd] nalizé m

tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] n (-men (pl)) → fornitore m; (shopkeeper) → negoziante m
tradesman's entrance → ingresso per i fornitori or di servizio

trade

(treid) noun
1. the buying and selling of goods. Japan does a lot of trade with Britain.
2. (a) business, occupation, or job. He's in the jewellery trade.
verb
1. (often with in or with) to buy and sell. They made a lot of money by trading; They trade in fruit and vegetables.
2. to exchange. I traded my watch for a bicycle.
ˈtrader noun
a person who trades.
ˈtrademark, ˈtradename nouns
an officially registered mark or name belonging to a particular company, and not to be used by anyone else, that is put on all goods made by the company.
ˈtradesman (ˈtreidz-) noun
1. a shopkeeper.
2. a workman in a skilled job. My husband cannot mend the television-set – I'll have to send for a tradesman.
trade(s) union
a group of workers of the same trade who join together to bargain with employers for fair wages, better working conditions etc.
trade(s) unionist a member of a trade(s) union (noun trade(s) unionism
).
trade wind
a wind that blows towards the equator (from the north-east and south-east).
trade in to give (something) as part-payment for something else: We decided to trade in our old car and get a new one ( noun ˈtrade-in)
References in classic literature ?
They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered with the cheap display of small tradesmen.
It might have befitted a craftsman, like Matthew Maule, on being sent for to a gentleman's house, to go to the back door, where servants and work-people were usually admitted; or at least to the side entrance, where the better class of tradesmen made application.
Also, I was told what my allowance was to be - it was a very liberal one - and had handed to me from one of my guardian's drawers, the cards of certain tradesmen with whom I was to deal for all kinds of clothes, and such other things as I could in reason want.
As to their military affairs, they boast that the king's army consists of a hundred and seventy-six thousand foot, and thirty-two thousand horse: if that may be called an army, which is made up of tradesmen in the several cities, and farmers in the country, whose commanders are only the nobility and gentry, without pay or reward.
Besides, I always deal with Dartmoor's tradesmen, and consequently they never bother me.
The lower strata of the middle class -- the small tradespeople, shopkeepers, retired tradesmen generally, the handicraftsmen and peasants -- all these sink gradually into the proletariat, partly because their diminutive capital does not suffice for the scale on which Modern Industry is carried on, and is swamped in the competition with the large capitalists, partly because their specialized skill is rendered worthless by the new methods of production.
After such a marriage he would, of course, renounce the best society and take up with the bourgeois class of tradesmen, rich manufacturers and graziers, who would certainly carry him in triumph as their candidate.
The tradesmen came while we were yet speaking; and we moved in a body to old Dr.
On the seventh of January between seven and eight hundred tradesmen had assembled in Paris to discuss a new tax which was to be levied on house property.
But you don't see me coming back to explain such things to an old fellow in a wig and twelve respectable tradesmen, do you?
Such things had been known in some parishes as tradesmen going about canvassing for custom with cards in their pockets: when people came from nobody knew where, there was no knowing what they might do.
But I feel most for the small tradesmen and bailiffs' clerks, who are rated at three francs.