by trade

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Definition of by trade

used when indicating someone's job, especially a job that requires special training and skills and is done by using the handsI am a carpenter/electrician/beautician by trade.

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“By trade.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20trade. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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