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 hands I am a carpenter/electrician/beautician by trade.

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“By trade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20trade. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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