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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
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