a boat, ship, aircraft, or spacecraftWe sighted a small craft on the horizon.
an occupation requiring skill or manual dexterityAll kinds of traditional crafts are preserved here.
I was looking for an occupation which would allow me to travel.
What kind of work do you do?
He was a serious man, dedicated to his calling as a physician.
May I ask what business you are in?
What was your father's line of business?
He was a jeweller by trade.
She was unable to find employment in the area.
They both love outdoor pursuits.
the levels of knowledge and skill required for success in many vocations
My new handicraft was seashell pictures.
skill or abilityLilyanne learned her craft of cooking from her grandmother.
The cut of a diamond depends on the skill of its craftsman.
the art of seduction and romance
Her drama teacher spotted her ability.
He went abroad to improve his tennis technique.
He hasn't got the know-how to run a farm.
the lack of management expertise within the company
He's got the knack of getting people to listen.
He discovered an aptitude for working in accounts.
his artistry as a cellist
He showed great dexterity on the guitar.
a carpenter who prided himself on the quality of his workmanship
cunning or guileThey defeated their enemies through craft and cunning.
He tackled the problem with skill and cunning.
This task is difficult and may require some ingenuity.
I love children's innocence and lack of guile.
a quick money-making scheme
She analyses herself with great subtlety.
He was guilty of theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
This was a ruse to divide them.
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
They will resort to trickery in order to impress their clients.
He was guilty of duplicity in his private dealings.
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
It is nothing more than a contrivance to raise prices.
It all points to a criminal mind of almost diabolical craftiness.
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in the sense of ability
great skill or competenceHer drama teacher spotted her ability.
in the sense of aircraft
any machine capable of flying, such as a glider or aeroplaneThe return flight of the aircraft was delayed.
in the sense of aptitude
natural tendency or abilityHe discovered an aptitude for working in accounts.
Video: pronunciation of 'craft'
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Life on the edge
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