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noun craft pronunciation in British English /krɑːft/
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singularcraft
pluralcrafts
  1. 1
    [countable] a traditional skill of making things by hand, for example furniture or jewellery
    the promotion of traditional Egyptian arts and crafts
    skilled craft workers
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    1. a.
      [usually plural] something produced skilfully by hand, for example a plate or a piece of furniture
      a display of local crafts
      a craft fair
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  2. 2
    singular
    pluralcraft
    [countable] a boat or ship
    We passed several other craft on the river.
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  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] the skill needed for a particular profession
    The great preachers were masters of their craft.

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