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tai·lor

 (tā′lər)
n.
One that makes, repairs, and alters garments such as suits, coats, and dresses.
v. tai·lored, tai·lor·ing, tai·lors
v.tr.
1. To make (a garment), especially to specific requirements or measurements.
2. To fit or provide (a person) with clothes made to that person's measurements.
3. To make, alter, or adapt for a particular end or purpose: a speech that was tailored to an audience of business leaders.
v.intr.
To pursue the trade of a tailor.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman taillour, from Old French tailleor, from taillier, to cut, from Late Latin tāliāre, from Latin tālea, a cutting.]

tailoring

(ˈteɪlərɪŋ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) the way something is tailored; the cut or fit of something
2. (Professions) the work or profession of a tailor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tailoring - the occupation of a tailortailoring - the occupation of a tailor    
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
Translations

tailoring

[ˈteɪlərɪŋ] N (= craft) → sastrería f; (= cut) → corte m, hechura f

tailoring

[ˈteɪlərɪŋ] n (= cut) → coupe ftailor-made [ˌteɪlərˈmeɪd] adj
(= specially adapted) [trip, course, solution] → sur mesure
(= perfect) to be tailor-made for sth → être idéal(e) pour qch
to be tailor-made for sb [part, job] → être fait(e) pour qn
(= made-to-measure) [suit] → sur mesure

tailoring

nVerarbeitung f; (= profession)Schneiderei f; this is a nice piece of tailoringdas ist sehr gut gearbeitet

tailoring

[ˈteɪlərɪŋ] n (cut) → taglio
References in classic literature ?
Certainly Fred's tailoring suggested the advantages of an English university, and he had a graceful way even of looking warm and of pushing his hair back with his handkerchief.
Unfortunate from a tailoring point of view, the cross-folds in the middle of a buttoned black coat added to the impression, as if the fastenings of the garment were tried to the utmost.
Upon these views I began to consider about putting the few rags I had, which I called clothes, into some order; I had worn out all the waistcoats I had, and my business was now to try if I could not make jackets out of the great watch-coats which I had by me, and with such other materials as I had; so I set to work, tailoring, or rather, indeed, botching, for I made most piteous work of it.
But, so much more powerful were the frailties of Sloppy's form than the strongest resources of tailoring science, that he now stood before the Council, a perfect Argus in the way of buttons: shining and winking and gleaming and twinkling out of a hundred of those eyes of bright metal, at the dazzled spectators.
For example, going to a small tailoring shop could provide a man with a better experience than having him order an expensive suit that is not custom made or tailored.
Esteemed gentlemen's tailors Isaac Walton Tailoring was taken over by manager Michele Shield just over ten months ago.
The battle between the readymade and tailor-made clothes has intensified, although tailoring workrooms, mainly for mens wears, appear losing their foothold.
Many of them have shifted their businesses of tailoring to city from way off areas with the determinations that they would have more power than they have in their hometown; however their problems were not solved.
The prestigious shop, below Kingsgate, recently held a special open evening for guests to see or try the new barbering service and also to see the excellent range of suits and accessories, tailoring options, wedding attire and the new alterations department which is now open on the lower floor for all kinds of tailoring alterations and which is welcoming fashion and design students from the University of Hudders- field.
They further allege that most tailoring shops display price lists but do not always follow them, charging rates that are different from those mentioned on the lists, the report states.
Muscat: Tailors and designers in almost all the tailoring shops in Muttrah, the hub for traditional Omani women dresses, are working against time to deliver the pre-orders before the deadline as Eid Al Adha is just around the corner.
CONVENIENT: Ready-to-wear clothing is more convenient than tailoring, which takes a long time.