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workshop

[wurk-shop] /ˈwɜrkˌʃɒp/
noun
1.
a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, especially mechanical work, is carried on.
2.
a seminar, discussion group, or the like, that emphasizes exchange of ideas and the demonstration and application of techniques, skills, etc.:
a theater workshop; opera workshop.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; work + shop
Related forms
postworkshop, adjective
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Examples for workshop
  • Its eye cameras have become obsessed with the glowing red exit sign over the workshop's door.
  • One of the villagers had opened a workshop manufacturing pseudo-antique furniture.
  • Organize a grant-writing workshop with fellow graduate students so that other people can edit your work.
  • Softer imaginations blame a vaguer villain: workshop process among tables of people-pleasers.
  • Each workshop includes suggestions on effective presentation at science fairs.
  • The kids will especially enjoy the costume workshop.
  • The vase was vulnerable because it was in a workshop, where it was being restored.
  • Inside, it's clear that what was once a foyer and sitting room has been converted into a workshop and display space.
  • Patrons browse through the headwear, and workers can often be found in the workshop, embroidering names onto hats.
  • So he went to his workshop and made a dozen sets out of wood.
British Dictionary definitions for workshop

workshop

/ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp/
noun
1.
a room or building in which manufacturing or other forms of manual work are carried on
2.
a room in a private dwelling, school, etc, set aside for crafts
3.
a group of people engaged in study or work on a creative project or subject a music workshop
verb
4.
(transitive) to perform (a play) with no costumes, set, or musical accompaniment
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