workshop

workshop work‧shop [ˈwɜːkʆɒp ǁ ˈwɜːrkʆɑːp] noun [countable]
1. a fairly small room or building in which tools and machines are used for making or repairing things:

• Many local crafts people produce their goods from small workshops in their homes.

2. a meeting at which people discuss their experiences and do practical exercises, especially in order to find solutions to problems:
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• Staff attended a two-day training workshop on basic PR techniques.

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workshop UK US /ˈwɜːkʃɒp/ noun [C]
WORKPLACE a room or building where things are made or repaired using machines or tools: »

The amber products are produced in the workshop.

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A truck that does a 1,500 mile roundtrip requires five days in the workshop when it gets back.

HR a meeting in which people learn about a subject by discussing it or doing activities relating to it: »

They offer a series of bilingual workshops on budgeting, marketing and managing a business.

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A series of workshops for restaurant managers was set up.

do/hold/run a workshop »

Belinda runs workshops addressing issues related to working from home.

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The rest of the day they listened to speakers and attended workshops about leadership.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Workshop — Workshop …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • workshop — ● workshop nom masculin (anglais workshop, atelier) Nom que prirent aux États Unis et en Angleterre plusieurs écoles théâtrales d avant garde. (Le plus ancien workshop fut celui de G. P. Baker à l université Harvard [1905 1924] ; celui d E.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • workshop — WÓRKSHOP s.n. Grup de lucru, atelier. [pr. uắc şap] (din engl. workshop) Trimis de tavi, 14.05.2004. Sursa: MDN  WORKSHOP UĂCŞÓP/ s. n. grup de lucru, atelier. (< engl. workshop) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • workshop — |uorquechope| s. m. Aula ou curso prático sobre uma atividade ou um assunto específico (ex.: workshop de fotografia, workshop de teatro). = ATELIÊ, OFICINA • Plural: workshops.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Workshop — Work shop , n. A shop where any manufacture or handiwork is carried on. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Workshop — Workshop,der:⇨Erfahrungsaustausch …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • workshop — / wə:kʃɑp/, it. / wɔrkʃɔp/ s. ingl. [comp. di work lavoro e shop bottega ], usato in ital. al masch. [serie di incontri in cui un gruppo di persone lavora collettivamente su uno specifico argomento] ▶◀ laboratorio, seminario, stage …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • workshop — 1580s, from WORK (Cf. work) (n.) + SHOP (Cf. shop). Meaning gathering for study, etc., is from 1937 …   Etymology dictionary

  • workshop — /ˈworkʃɔp, ingl. ˈwYːkˌʃHp/ [vc. ingl., comp. di work «lavoro» e shop «negozio, bottega»] s. m. inv. seminario, convegno riunione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • workshop — ► NOUN 1) a room or building in which goods are manufactured or repaired. 2) a meeting at which a group engages in intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or project …   English terms dictionary

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