tradespeople

plural noun trades·peo·ple \ -ˌpē-pəl \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of tradespeople

:people engaged in trade

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First Known Use of tradespeople

circa 1652


TRADESPEOPLE Defined for English Language Learners

tradespeople

noun

Definition of tradespeople for English Language Learners

  • : people who work in a trade : people whose professions require special skills and work that is done with the hands

  • : people who own and run shops : shopkeepers or merchants


TRADESPEOPLE Defined for Kids

tradespeople

noun plural trades·peo·ple \ ˈtrādz-ˌpē-pəl \

Definition of tradespeople for Students

:people engaged in occupations requiring manual or mechanical skill


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