tradespeople

[ treydz-pee-puhl ]
/ ˈtreɪdzˌpi pəl /

plural noun

those persons who are engaged in trade; tradesmen.
Chiefly British.
  1. tradesmen.
  2. shopkeepers collectively.

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Also trades·folk [treydz-fohk]. /ˈtreɪdzˌfoʊk/.

Origin of tradespeople

First recorded in 1720–30; trade + 's1 + people
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tradespeople

tradesfolk (ˈtreɪdzˌfəʊk)

/ (ˈtreɪdzˌpiːpəl) /

pl n

mainly British people engaged in trade, esp shopkeepers
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