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See also: Workshop

English[edit]

WOTD – 24 December 2007

Etymology[edit]

From work +? shop.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(plural workshops)

  1. A room, especially one which is not particularly large, used for manufacturing or other light industrial work.
    • 1841, Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge A gleam of sun shining through the unsashed window, and chequering the dark workshop with a broad patch of light, fell full upon him, as though attracted by his sunny heart.
  2. A brief, intensive course of education for a small group, emphasizing interaction and practical problem solving.
    • 2019July 3, Jess Schwalb, “Red Line Rebellion”, inJewish Currents?[1]:

      On any given Friday night at the Claremont Colleges, between 15 and 20 Jewish students gather to sing wordless melodies, dive into textual study of Talmud or James Baldwin, or hold workshops on antisemitism.

  3. An academic conference.

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Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

(third-person singular simple present workshops, present participle workshopping, simple past and past participle workshopped)

  1. (transitive) To help a playwright revise a draft of (a play) by rehearsing it with actors and critiquing the results.
  2. (transitive) To work on or revise something, especially collaboratively, in a workshop.
    • 2015, James Lambert, “Lexicography as a teaching tool: A Hong Kong case study”, in Lan Li, Jamie McKeown and Liming Liu, editors,Dictionaries and corpora: Innovations in reference science. Proceedings of ASIALEX 2015 Hong Kong, Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, page 146:

      Some in-class tutorial time was set aside for workshopping the entries.

  3. (transitive, business) To improve through collaboration.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English workshop.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ?vørk?op]
  • Hyphenation: work?shop
  • Rhymes: -op

Noun[edit]

(plural workshopok)

  1. workshop

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmez? és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. ?ISBN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English workshop.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

m (plural workshops)

  1. workshop (intensive course of education in a specific subject)

Synonyms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (plural workshops)

  1. workshop

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