tradesman


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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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kupec
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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 ?
Take for example an equilateral Triangle -- who represents with us a Tradesman of the respectable class.
A tradesman who described himself as a "monumental mason" furnished a book of tomb designs, and Mr.
He had at last to ask the mason what he would consider fair payment for the execution of the design, though he knew that the man could no more solve the problem than he, and that, though he would certainly ask as much as he thought he could get, his demand must be limited by his poverty and by the competition of the monumental tradesman.
He was declared to be in debt to every tradesman in the place, and his intrigues all honoured with the title of seduction, had been extended into every tradesman's family.
I was not averse to a tradesman, but then I would have a tradesman, forsooth, that was something of a gentleman too; that when my husband had a mind to carry me to the court, or to the play, he might become a sword, and look as like a gentleman as another man; and not be one that had the mark of his apron-strings upon his coat, or the mark of his hat upon his periwig; that should look as if he was set on to his sword, when his sword was put on to him, and that carried his trade in his countenance.
Thus my pride, not my principle, my money, not my virtue, kept me honest; though, as it proved, I found I had much better have been sold by my she-comrade to her brother, than have sold myself as I did to a tradesman that was rake, gentleman, shopkeeper, and beggar, all together.
The fact that my tradesman is out of pocket by me is to be looked at through the serene certainty that somebody else's tradesman is in pocket by somebody else; and since there must be bad debts in the world, why, it is mere egoism not to like that we in particular should make them instead of our fellow-citizens.
I forced my eye to scrutinize this prospect, I forced my mind to dwell on it for a time, and when I found that it communicated no pleasurable emotion to my heart--that it stirred in me none of the hopes a man ought to feel, when he sees laid before him the scene of his life's career--I said to myself, "William, you are a rebel against circumstances; you are a fool, and know not what you want; you have chosen trade and you shall be a tradesman.
And it's not just overcharging tradesman who need a kick up the builder's backside.
org to find an independently assessed tradesman in 18 trades.
The lucky winner who is crowned Britain's Top Tradesman can choose a van from the extensive Ford Transit range.
When you look at the amount of tax Mr Brown would have raked in, shouldn't the tradesman be given an award or honoured for his gargantuan effort?