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[ wurk-shop ]

/ ˈwɜrkˌʃɒp /

SEE SYNONYMS FOR workshop ON THESAURUS.COM

noun

a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, especially mechanical work, is carried on.

a seminar, discussion group, or the like, that emphasizes exchange of ideas and the demonstration and application of techniques, skills, etc.: a theater workshop; an opera workshop.

verb (used with object), work·shop·ped, work·shop·ping.

to experiment with different versions of (a play or other performance), often in a collaborative environment:Most comedians workshop their jokes in smaller clubs before adding them to a polished routine.

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Origin of workshop

First recorded in 1555–65; work + shop

OTHER WORDS FROM workshop

post·work·shop, adjective

Words nearby workshop

works, worksafe, works council, work-sharing, worksheet, workshop, workshopper, workshy, worksite, work song, Worksop

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Words related to workshop

laboratory, mill, studio, plant, class, seminar, factory, works, foundry, establishment, atelier, study group

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British Dictionary definitions for workshop

workshop

/ (ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp) /

noun

a room or building in which manufacturing or other forms of manual work are carried on

a room in a private dwelling, school, etc, set aside for crafts

a group of people engaged in study or work on a creative project or subjecta music workshop

verb

(tr) to perform (a play) with no costumes, set, or musical accompaniment

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