Definition of tailoring
1a : the business or occupation of a tailorb : the work or workmanship of a tailor
2 : the making or adapting of something to suit a particular purpose
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There are barber shops that appear out of people's cabins, there's people who offer massage therapy or tailoring.
People tend to have jobs and fewer diseases, and beards require more tailoring.
Wednesday’s installment on uniforms was particularly pungent, noting that special tailoring — zippers instead of buttons — boosted the cost of uniforms of already dubious value.
Almost all are uneducated; the center offers literacy classes as well as training in tailoring and hairdressing.
The triptych collection includes pieces based on European tailoring, Korean military wear and a series of character looks.
Lee started his tailoring business in 1983 and proceeded to get involved in the community.
Personalized medicine involves tailoring and even combining individual treatments for patients based on their genetics and their disease.
Ms. Biagiotti abandoned her plans to be an archaeologist in the early 1960s to join her mother’s tailoring studio.
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