workshop

noun
work·​shop | \ ˈwərk-ˌshäp How to pronounce workshop (audio) \

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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Attend this workshop to learn the best food choices for brain-power. courant.com, "Community News For The South Windsor Edition," 6 June 2019 Beauty retail giant Sephora closed its U.S. stores, distribution centers, call centers, and corporate office for an hour Wednesday morning while 16,000 employees took part in an inclusivity workshop. Patricia Madej, https://www.inquirer.com, "Sephora closed Wednesday morning for ‘inclusion workshops.’ Sound familiar?," 5 June 2019 This showcase is the culmination of a full-week summer camp for girls, trans, and gender-non-conforming youth ages 8 to 17 to learn an instrument, work on song creation and take part in fun and informative workshops. Ed Masley, azcentral, "Local music picks for Phoenix: Flotsam and Jetsam, Wade Cota, Joey DeFrancesco, DaDadoh," 5 June 2019 His office began hosting workshops to help educate the public on sealing and expunging the records for minor arrests. David Ovalle, miamiherald, "After four decades in office, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz won’t run for re-election," 4 June 2019 Tin House, which MacArthur and Win McCormack founded in 1999, will continue to publish books and facilitate its renowned workshop series. oregonlive.com, "Tin House magazine ends a 20-year run that helped make Portland’s literary reputation," 4 June 2019 The most unusual material—which is pretty usual—was chicken, obtained through workshop gatherings of universal cultural activities (like eating chicken and drinking coffee). Vogue, "19 FIT, Pratt, and Parsons 2019 Graduates on Their Collections and the Future of Fashion," 22 May 2019 The monthly membership fee, which totals to $5,400 a year, allows families of all sizes (plus one caretaker) to join the community building space which features various events, classes lead by children, and workshops. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Introducing The Wonder, a Members-Only Club for the Modern Family in New York City," 13 May 2019 In mummification workshop, an embalmer's cachette was found that archaeologists believe will reveal more about the oils used in the mummification process in the 26th Dynasty. Fox News, "Archaeologists in Egypt discover ancient mummification workshop," 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of workshop

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

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 How to pronounce workshop (audio) \

Kids Definition of workshop

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

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