Definition of 'workmanship'
Example sentences containing 'workmanship'
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But there are concerns that rushing the scheme will result in shoddy workmanship and badly designed schools. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Poor workmanship on the roof meant that the building leaked when it rained. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Others have had to pay to remedy poor workmanship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This superb jade and silver bangle combines the highest quality of workmanship with a chic new take on jade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet despite the complaints and resistance from the builders, the quality of their workmanship stands out. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There were complaints about the quality of American workmanship. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)As for the quality of workmanship, it is second to none. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I found it to be of poor workmanship and damaged. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your shoddy workmanship will soon be exposed if your bridges aren't strong enough and the monkeys remain trapped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Poor judgment and some poor workmanship have already wasted millions on Flying Scotsman. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their workmanship and quality control was so good that their reputation spread across Spain, and business grew. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A recent survey found that 86 per cent of consumer complaints in the last five years were due to poor workmanship. The Sun (2012)According to the research, 84 per cent of tradesmen claim going for the cheapest quote is the main reason homeowners end up with poor workmanship. The Sun (2014)
Trends of 'workmanship'
Used Occasionally. workmanship is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'workmanship'
British English: workmanship NOUN
Workmanship is the skill with which something is made and which affects the appearance and quality of the finished object.
The problem may be due to poor workmanship.
Definition of workmanship from the Collins English Dictionary
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