workshop

noun
work·​shop | \ ˈwərk-ˌshäp \

Definition of workshop

1 : a small establishment where manufacturing or handicrafts are carried on
2 : workroom
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

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Synonyms for workshop

Synonyms

factory, manufactory, mill, plant, shop, works

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Examples of workshop in a Sentence

He's in his workshop working on the lawnmower. a workshop for making high-end furniture

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Classes on Technology As an inexpensive alternative to more formal continuing education classes, libraries often host classes and workshops on various subjects. Kim Komando, Fox News, "11 amazing perks you get from your local library you never knew before now," 25 Aug. 2018 ModelScouts does, however, recommend that aspiring models enroll in acting classes and workshops. Danielle Fox, Seventeen, "Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Model?," 17 July 2018 The performing arts summer camp includes instruction, classes and workshops in voice, dance, comedy improvisation, songwriting, performance techniques, sound and lighting. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Daughters of American Revolution keep marching ...community news," 12 July 2018 The company will also stay for a few days to give master classes and workshops for Chapman students. Richard Chang, latimes.com, "Classical music, dance, theater, jazz and lectures are all on tap for Musco Center's third year," 28 June 2018 Master classes and public workshops culminate with a performance 6:30 p.m. July 7 on the Rinzler Stage. Roger Catlin, Smithsonian, "How Armenian Dance Adapted Over Time and Place," 26 June 2018 Golden Well Sanctuary, a 170-acre family owned organic vegetable and berry farm in New Haven, hosts wellness retreats, yoga classes, and workshops on medicinal plants, basket weaving, and drum making. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, "6 Fun Things to Do in Vermont," 25 June 2018 Instructor Beth Parys has enjoyed teaching watercolor classes and workshops in the Connecticut/Massachusetts area for the past 15 years. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 19 June 2018 Other celebratory events will include alumni performances, faculty chamber music, lectures, master classes, workshops, a symposium on women in the recording industry, and public conversations with music industry CEOs and artists. John Von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, "Grant Park Music Festival opens with a choral blockbuster under friendly skies," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of workshop

1556, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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workshop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of workshop

: a place where things are made or repaired

: a class or series of classes in which a small group of people learn the methods and skills used in doing something

workshop

noun
work·​shop | \ ˈwərk-ˌshäp \

Kids Definition of workshop

: a shop where work and especially skilled work is carried on

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