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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.]
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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
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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"
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Translations

tailoring

[ˈteɪlərɪŋ] N (= craft) → sastrería f; (= cut) → corte m, hechura f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tailoring

nVerarbeitung f; (= profession)Schneiderei f; this is a nice piece of tailoringdas ist sehr gut gearbeitet
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tailoring

[ˈteɪlərɪŋ] n (cut) → taglio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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ISLAMABAD -- Like other parts of the country, the prevailing loadshedding in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi have badly impacted the business of tailoring. Those, who can afford have the option to go for ready-made clothes but others are bound to depend on the busy schedules of tailors who delay their orders and demand double charges.
It was no surprise that Stuart was interested in tailoring. His uncle had run the business of M P France in Albion Street for years.
Senszio estimates that interest in bespoke tailoring services in America has grown significantly since late 2008, and that New York and California are two of the faster growing markets for luxury bespoke tailored suits in the United States.
Summary: UAE-based businesswoman and owner of FS Tailoring, Farzana Shah, adds on to the growing list of strong and independent women in Dubai
Fashion designing and tailoring shops from the bustling bylanes of Bur Dubai to the tall towers of Jumeriah Lake Towers are teeming with women trying to translate their dream design into a garment of preference for the festivities next week.
Nasir Shehzad, owner of one of oldest tailoring shops in Abpara market, said that these brands were affecting their clients on alarming level.
Hectic activity at tailoring shops in Souq Al Ali Tailoring shops are witnessing an increase in demand ahead of Eid al-Adha, especially from Qatari male customers keen to have their new thobes ready before the upcoming holidays.
Nasir Shehzad, owner of one of oldest tailoring shops in Abpara market, said these brands were affecting their clients at alarming level.
Chhililal can be spotted on most days sitting on a jute sack on the pavement in the marketplace at Vikas Kandh Ghat bent over his tailoring machine, busy stitching, mending or darning clothes.
For a custom made, impeccably tailored suit or shirt, the Master Tailors at My Custom Tailor aim to make their quality customer service and tailoring easily accessible.
SWAT -- The district administration here Monday issued specified rate list for tailoring shops according to which tailors will charge Rs 700 for a large-size suit in category- A and Rs 400 for a small suit.