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
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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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 Its flagship brand Louis Vuitton recently opened a handbag workshop in Texas, with President Donald Trump in attendance. Washington Post, "French luxury group LVMH to buy Tiffany for $16.2 billion," 25 Nov. 2019 Its flagship brand Louis Vuitton recently opened a handbag workshop in Texas, with President Donald Trump in attendance. Rachel Lerman, chicagotribune.com, "Louis Vuitton owner buying Tiffany for $16.2 billion," 25 Nov. 2019 Its flagship brand Louis Vuitton recently opened a handbag workshop in Texas, with President Trump in attendance. CBS News, "French luxury group LVMH buying Tiffany for $16.2 billion," 25 Nov. 2019 There are workshops with wood milling machines, a gym, a stocked kitchen for cooking classes and a library. Matthew Haag, New York Times, "New York’s Jails Are Failing. Is the Answer 3,600 Miles Away?," 12 Nov. 2019 Attendees will be immersed in physical self-care with heart-opening Vinyasa yoga taught by Koya Webb and a yoni steaming workshop with Ashley Asatu. Jasmine Grant, Essence, "Black Girl In Om To Host Their Annual Wellness Day In San Francisco," 29 Oct. 2019 There are little western houses — one is an art studio, another a workshop with kilns for artisan pottery — and there’s a big barn with a bar in it. Brianne Tracy, PEOPLE.com, "Farrah Abraham Was the 'Best Man' at Dad Michael's Toga-Themed Wedding — All the Details!," 14 Oct. 2019 Under the 20-foot-by-20-foot living room is a heated workshop with a fireplace and no obstructing posts, making it possible to convert it into finished living spaces. oregonlive, "Portland midcentury modern on 10 acres in Forest Park hits market for first time," 14 Oct. 2019 National Geographic photographers spend each day of the workshop with you—teaching, shooting, and editing. National Geographic, "Our Trips," 20 Sep. 2019

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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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8 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Workshop.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/workshop?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=w&file=worksh01. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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workshop

noun
How to pronounce workshop (audio)

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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