construction worker

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: worker - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings worker - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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(kənˈstrakt) verb
to build; to put together. They are planning to construct a new supermarket near our house; Construct a sentence containing `although'.
conˈstruction (-ʃən) noun
1. (a way of) constructing or putting together. The bridge is still under construction.
2. something built. That construction won't last long.
conˈstructive (-tiv) adjective
helpful; having to do with making, not with destroying. Constructive criticism tells you both what is wrong and also what to do about it.
conˈstructively adverb
conˈstructor noun
a person who constructs. a constructor of bridges.
construction site
a building site.
construction worker
a builder.
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The four confirmed dead are company worker Masaki Nakazato, 19, construction worker Daishi Masumoto, 19, and high school students Naomi Shidahara and Kaori Tsutsui, both 17, according to police.
When Pulte found out, we were threatened with job loss and eventually fired," said Romeo Santos, a construction worker from Mesquite, Nevada.
Summary: An unemployed construction worker who microwaved his favourite hamster to death has been jailed for nine weeks.
NSWNA's Patrick Byrne (pictured centre) organised for the Association's delegates and staff to attend a rally to support construction worker Ark Tribe, who faces jail for not attending a secret interrogation with the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) about a workplace safety dispute.
One construction worker, who did not want to be named, said: "We will go back to the site on Monday to find out what the feedback from the Lindsey Oil Refinery has been.
In a surprising finding, the average age of today's construction worker is 40.
Frank Clement, a retired construction worker from New York and a past president of the association, said his prized bricks include one with an Indian arrowhead he found on the fireplace in a historic Ohio building.
Part of the federal effort to improve construction worker safety is the Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH) Web site located at http://www.
Construction worker Michael Guinther, an amateur fossil collector, has discovered a number of the fossils.
HSE principal construction inspector Anna Bliss said: "Tragically, on average, one construction worker is killed every week in the UK.
In addition, the number of African-American members of the City's skilled trades unions is estimated in the low-to-mid single digits, and, recently, an African-American worker at the Comcast construction site was confronted with a hangman's noose by a white construction worker who said he wanted to "hang somebody.
TOKYO: A construction worker found a box full of Japanese money worth tens of millions of yen while digging to lay a water pipe, it emerged yesterday.

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