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work·shop

 (wûrk′shŏp′)
n.
1. A room, area, or small establishment where manual or light industrial work is done.
2. An educational seminar or series of meetings emphasizing interaction and exchange of information among a usually small number of participants: a creative writing workshop.
tr.v. work·shopped, work·shop·ping, work·shops
To create or revise (a drama or literary work) based on suggestions or criticism from a group of collaborators.

workshop

(ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp)
n
1. (Building) a room or building in which manufacturing or other forms of manual work are carried on
2. (Building) a room in a private dwelling, school, etc, set aside for crafts
3. (Education) a group of people engaged in study or work on a creative project or subject: a music workshop.
vb
(Theatre) (tr) to perform (a play) with no costumes, set, or musical accompaniment

work•shop

(ˈwɜrkˌʃɒp)

n.
1. a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, esp. mechanical work, is carried on.
2. a seminar or small group that meets to explore some subject, develop a skill or technique, carry out a creative project, etc.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.workshop - small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
bindery - a workshop where books are bound
bookbindery - a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books
brickfield, brickyard - a place where bricks are made and sold
chop shop - a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts
dye-works - a workshop where dyeing is done
machine shop - workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools
pottery - a workshop where clayware is made
print shop, printing shop - a workplace where printing is done
saddlery - workshop where a saddler works
sheltered workshop - a workshop that offers jobs to members of the physically or developmentally disabled population
turnery - workshop where objects are made on a lathe
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
2.workshop - a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

workshop

noun
1. seminar, class, discussion group, study group, masterclass She runs a writing workshop for women.
2. factory, works, shop, plant, mill a small workshop for repairing secondhand motorcycles
3. workroom, studio, atelier He got a job in the workshop of a local tailor.
Translations
مَشْغَل، مَعْمَلوَرْشَةُ العَمَلوَرْشَه
dílna
workshopseminarværksted
õpituba
työpajaverstaspaja
atelierbourse professionnelle
radionica
műhelymunka
málstofa, námskeiîverkstæîi
仕事場
작업장
warsztatwarsztatywarsztaty akademickie
delavnica
verkstadworkshop
ห้องทำงานในโรงงาน
phân xưởng

workshop

[ˈwɜːkʃɒp] Ntaller m
a music workshopun taller de música
a drama workshopun taller de teatro

workshop

[ˈwɜːrkʃɒp] natelier m
a drama workshop → un atelier de théâtrework-shy workshy [ˈwɜːrkʃaɪ] adj (British) (= lazy) → qui rechigne à l'ouvrage
to be work-shy → rechigner à la tâche

workshop

[ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp] nofficina (fig) a music workshopun seminario di musica

work

(wəːk) noun
1. effort made in order to achieve or make something. He has done a lot of work on this project
2. employment. I cannot find work in this town.
3. a task or tasks; the thing that one is working on. Please clear your work off the table.
4. a painting, book, piece of music etc. the works of Van Gogh / Shakespeare/Mozart; This work was composed in 1816.
5. the product or result of a person's labours. His work has shown a great improvement lately.
6. one's place of employment. He left (his) work at 5.30 p.m.; I don't think I'll go to work tomorrow.
verb
1. to (cause to) make efforts in order to achieve or make something. She works at the factory three days a week; He works his employees very hard; I've been working on/at a new project.
2. to be employed. Are you working just now?
3. to (cause to) operate (in the correct way). He has no idea how that machine works / how to work that machine; That machine doesn't/won't work, but this one's working.
4. to be practicable and/or successful. If my scheme works, we'll be rich!
5. to make (one's way) slowly and carefully with effort or difficulty. She worked her way up the rock face.
6. to get into, or put into, a stated condition or position, slowly and gradually. The wheel worked loose.
7. to make by craftsmanship. The ornaments had been worked in gold.
-work
1. (the art of making) goods of a particular material. He learns woodwork at school; This shop sells basketwork.
2. parts of something, eg a building, made of a particular material. The stonework/woodwork/paintwork needs to be renewed.
ˈworkable adjective
(of a plan) able to be carried out.
ˈworker noun
1. a person who works or who is employed in an office, a factory etc. office-workers; car-workers.
2. a manual worker rather than an office-worker etc.
3. a person who works (hard etc). He's a slow/hard worker.
works noun singular or plural
a factory etc. The steelworks is/are closed for the holidays.
noun plural
1. the mechanism (of a watch, clock etc). The works are all rusted.
2. deeds, actions etc. She's devoted her life to good works.
ˈwork-basket, ˈwork-box
etc nouns a basket, box etc for holding thread, needlework etc.
ˈworkbook noun
a book of exercises usually with spaces for answers.
ˈworkforce noun
the number of workers (available for work) in a particular industry, factory etc.
working class
the section of society who work with their hands, doing manual labour.
working day, ˈwork-day nouns
1. a day on which one goes to work, and is not on holiday.
2. the period of actual labour in a normal day at work. My working day is eight hours long.
working hours
the times of day between which one is at work. Normal working hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ˈworking-party, ˈwork-party nouns
a group of people gathered together (usually voluntarily) to perform a particular physical task. They organized a work-party to clear the canal of weeds.
working week
the five days from Monday to Friday inclusive when people go to work.
ˈworkman noun
a man who does manual work. the workmen on a building site.
ˈworkmanlike adjective
1. suitable to a good workman. a workmanlike attitude.
2. well performed. a workmanlike job.
ˈworkmanship noun
the skill of a qualified workman; skill in making things.
ˈworkmate noun
one of the people who work in the same place of employment as oneself. Her workmates teased her about being the boss's favourite.
ˈworkout noun
a period of hard physical exercise for the purpose of keeping fit etc.
ˈworkshop noun
1. a room or building, especially in a factory etc where construction and repairs are carried out.
2. a course of experimental work for a group of people on a particular project.
at work
working. He's writing a novel and he likes to be at work (on it) by eight o'clock every morning.
get/set to work
to start work. Could you get to work painting that ceiling?; I'll have to set to work on this mending this evening.
go to work on
to begin work on. We're thinking of going to work on an extension to the house.
have one's work cut out
to be faced with a difficult task. You'll have your work cut out to beat the champion.
in working order
(of a machine etc) operating correctly.
out of work
having no employment. He's been out of work for months.
work of art
a painting, sculpture etc.
work off
to get rid of (something unwanted or unpleasant) by taking physical exercise etc. He worked off his anger by running round the garden six times.
work out
1. to solve or calculate correctly. I can't work out how many should be left.
2. to come to a satisfactory end. Don't worry – it will all work out (in the end).
3. to perform physical exercises.
work up
1. to excite or rouse gradually. She worked herself up into a fury. (adjective ˌworked-ˈup: Don't get so worked-up!).
2. to raise or create. I just can't work up any energy/appetite/enthusiasm today.
work up to
to progress towards and prepare for. Work up to the difficult exercises gradually.
work wonders
to produce marvellous results. These pills have worked wonders on my rheumatism.

workshop

وَرْشَةُ العَمَل dílna workshop Werkstatt εργαστήρι taller työpaja atelier radionica laboratorio 仕事場 작업장 workshop verksted warsztat oficina мастерская verkstad ห้องทำงานในโรงงาน atölye phân xưởng 车间

workshop

n. laboratorio o taller de trabajo.

workshop

n taller m; parenting — taller de padres
References in classic literature ?
Against two of the pillars were fastened two great flaring flambeaux, and in the light of these, standing out in the open air, was a large grindstone: a roughly mounted thing which appeared to have hurriedly been brought there from some neighbouring smithy, or other workshop.
At the same time there came from a workshop across a little yard outside the window, a regular sound of hammering that kept a kind of tune: RAT - tat-tat, RAT - tat-tat, RAT - tat-tat, without any variation.
It was a very hot afternoon in June, but the young professor had forgotten the heat and the grime of the workshop.
Dine sparingly and sup more sparingly still; for the health of the whole body is forged in the workshop of the stomach.
The guild-masters were pushed on one side by the manufacturing middle class; division of labour between the different corporate guilds vanished in the face of division of labour in each single workshop.
I told some of you last Thursday of the principles of the Time Machine, and showed you the actual thing itself, incomplete in the workshop.
Buckingham conducted the goldsmith to the chamber destined for him, and which, at the end of half an hour, was transformed into a workshop.
The whole of the property, consisting of an immense workshop, two pavilions at the bottom of the garden, and the garden itself, had been purchased by Emmanuel, who had seen at a glance that he could make of it a profitable speculation.
Hither they came, from the cornfields, from the clearing in the forest, from the blacksmith's forge, from the carpenter's workshop, and from the shoemaker's seat.
It was impossible for them to inhabit the chateau, now converted into a workshop and filled with machinery, but lodgings were procured in its immediate vicinity.
With this drop of ink at the end of my pen, I will show you the roomy workshop of Mr.
These are gone; but the hall, the farmer's fireside, the hut, perhaps the palace, the counting-room, the workshop, the village, the city, life's high places and low ones, may all produce their poets, whom a common temperament pervades like an electric sympathy.

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