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trades·man

 (trādz′mən)
n.
1. A man who practices a manual trade.
2. A man who is a merchant.
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tradesman

(ˈtreɪdzmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Commerce) a man engaged in trade, esp a retail dealer
2. (Commerce) a skilled worker
ˈtradesˌwoman fem n
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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.
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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
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tradesman

noun craftsman, workman, artisan, journeyman, skilled worker I would have made a good tradesman - particularly a carpenter.
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tradesman

noun
A person engaged in buying and selling:
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Translations
تاجِر، صاحِب حانوتفَنِّي، مُخْتَص
kupecobchodníkodborník
fagmandhandlende
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iînaîarmaîurverslunarmaîur
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
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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
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tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] n (-men (pl)) → fornitore m; (shopkeeper) → negoziante m
tradesman's entrance → ingresso per i fornitori or di servizio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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)
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References in classic literature ?
Take for example an equilateral Triangle -- who represents with us a Tradesman of the respectable class.
A tradesman's wife standing beside Petya sobbed, and the tears ran down her cheeks.
A tradesman's wife was showing a rent in her shawl and telling how much the shawl had cost; another was saying that all silk goods had now got dear.
The wonder was, at first, to see a tradesman's window open, but it was a rare thing soon to see one closed; then, smoke rose slowly from the chimneys, and sashes were thrown up to let in air, and doors were opened, and servant girls, looking lazily in all directions but their brooms, scattered brown clouds of dust into the eyes of shrinking passengers, or listened disconsolately to milkmen who spoke of country fairs, and told of waggons in the mews, with awnings and all things complete, and gallant swains to boot, which another hour would see upon their journey.
The farm-yard passed, then came the little inn; the humbler beer-shop; and the village tradesman's; then the lawyer's and the parson's, at whose dread names the beer-shop trembled; the church then peeped out modestly from a clump of trees; then there were a few more cottages; then the cage, and pound, and not unfrequently, on a bank by the way-side, a deep old dusty well.
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. Trefusis settled the matter by giving double what was asked, only imposing such conditions as were necessary to compel the mason to execute the work himself, and not make a profit by hiring other men at the market rate of wages to do it.
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.
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. Look!" I continued mentally--"Look at the sooty smoke in that hollow, and know that there is your post!
Carey knew perfectly that the vicarage custom might make all the difference to a tradesman's faith.