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

Recent Examples on the Web

About 2,500 young people have attended Choose 180 workshops since 2011. Tyrone Beason, The Seattle Times, "As King County looks to end youth detention, Choose 180 offers a path of ‘restorative justice’," 12 Apr. 2019 Zenit learned about the artist's 1936 experimental workshop in New York to encourage his fellow artists to abandon classic painting techniques and experiment with other ways of painting. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Study: modern masters like Jackson Pollock were “intuitive physicists”," 26 Dec. 2018 For the past year, Bait al Nay has been working in communities across Jordan, hosting workshops that include lessons in how to play and construct the instrument. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, "In rediscovered reed flute, a soulful link to Jordanian identity," 13 July 2018 At least once a year, the Clines travel to India to present design workshops for the new collections and check in on the lives of the 130 seamstresses Anchal employs. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "These one-of-a-kind textiles are empowering Louisville women," 13 July 2018 The groups represent more than 2,200 volunteers protecting 55,700 buildings and 6,700 acres, using 70 defensible space projects, 93 drills and 324 training workshops. Rob Nikolewski, sandiegouniontribune.com, "SDG&E awards $1M to groups fighting wildfires," 12 July 2018 Agritopia has a small retail center with a restaurant and coffee shop, an artisan workshop area and community gardens. Steve Dreyer, Pomerado News, "'Agritopia'-inspired development in works for StoneRidge?," 12 July 2018 Special guest professional dancers will conduct workshops during the camp, and the program will conclude with a performance by all of the participants. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 12 July 2018 All 2018 programs are elite workshops and include a staff that is comprised of coaches from around the world, according to Planet Hockey. Alvaro Montano, Houston Chronicle, "Planet Hockey offers young players chance to improve skill set at Willowbrook camp," 11 July 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 How to pronounce workshop (audio) \

Kids Definition of workshop

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

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