tradesperson

tradespeople

[treydz-pee-puhl]
plural noun
1.
those persons who are engaged in trade; tradesmen.
2.
Chiefly British.
b.
shopkeepers collectively.
Also, tradesfolk [treydz-fohk] .


Origin:
1720–30; trade + 's1 + people

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tradespeople or tradesfolk (ˈtreɪdzˌpiːpəl, ˈtreɪdzˌfəʊk)
 
pl n
chiefly (Brit) people engaged in trade, esp shopkeepers
 
tradesfolk or tradesfolk
 
pl n

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