workshop

noun

work·​shop ˈwərk-ˌshäp How to pronounce workshop (audio)
1
: a small establishment where manufacturing or handicrafts are carried on
2
3
: a usually brief intensive educational program for a relatively small group of people that focuses especially on techniques and skills in a particular field

Examples of workshop in a Sentence

He's in his workshop working on the lawnmower. a workshop for making high-end furniture
Recent Examples on the Web One of these is Larson's workshop, and another is his daughter Alyse’s room. Becca Longmire, Peoplemag, 14 May 2024 The city hopes to host another community workshop on the renewal project in the fall. Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for workshop 

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Word History

First Known Use

1556, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of workshop was in 1556

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“Workshop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/workshop. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

workshop

noun
work·​shop ˈwərk-ˌshäp How to pronounce workshop (audio)
1
: a shop where manufacturing or the production of handicrafts is carried on
2
3
: a usually brief educational program for a small group of people that focuses especially on techniques and skills in a particular field

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