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building trades

plural noun
those trades, as carpentry, masonry, and plastering, that are primarily concerned with the construction and finishing of buildings.
Origin of building trades
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His wages are modest, the building trades go up and down, and-in all honesty-his tastes in motorcycles are a bit extravagant.
  • Information about the career technical education building trades and construction industry sector.
  • The slump in the building trades in the past six months contrasts with an odd perkiness earlier.

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