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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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 In order to decide if your class or workshop qualifies, the IRS will look at whether the expense maintains or improves skills that are required in your current business. David Rae, Forbes, "The 19 Most Valuable Tax Deductions For Your Small Business," 4 Mar. 2021 The computer programming competition and workshop designed to introduce more girls to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Teri Webster, Dallas News, "Plano students win top honors in all-girls computer programming competition," 1 Mar. 2021 Consider enrolling in a course or workshop on the subject that will help move you from novice to master. Tarot Astrologers, chicagotribune.com, "Daily horoscope for March 1, 2021," 1 Mar. 2021 But Croghan’s is not just about the bygone era, the shop has expanded to include an in-house design studio and workshop on the second floor, and a beautiful selection of contemporary pieces, too. Vogue, "Our Readers Nominated These Small Businesses Across America for Vogue’s Retail Directory," 22 Feb. 2021 Two generations later, Nicolò Amati ramped up the family workshop and its profile in the 17th century. Los Angeles Times, "Rare 310-year-old violin stolen from art dealer’s Los Feliz home," 24 Dec. 2020 Over the course of a 90-minute workshop, Felicity Roberts, an herbalist, urban farmer, writer and textile artist, will teach viewers about various winter mushrooms, lichens and fungi, from the commonplace to the rare. New York Times, "Learn About Lichen and Sculpt a Self-Portrait," 23 Jan. 2021 Macy’s will be offering a free online experience on its website at the end of November, where families can play games, get a virtual tour of Santa’s workshop and take a selfie with Santa. Joseph Pisani, USA TODAY, "Christmas without Santa Claus? He won't be at NYC Macy's for first time in almost 160 years," 23 Oct. 2020 Macy’s will be offering a free online experience on its website at the end of November, where families can play games, get a virtual tour of Santa’s workshop and take a selfie with Santa. Joseph Pisani, chicagotribune.com, "No miracle on 34th Street during COVID-19: Santa not coming to Macy’s in NYC, San Francisco or Chicago," 22 Oct. 2020

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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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7 Mar 2021

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“Workshop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/workshop. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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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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