English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- nghề, nghề thủ công
- tập thể những người cùng nghề (thủ công)
- mưu mẹo, mánh khoé, ngón xảo quyệt, ngón lừa đảo
- (số nhiều không đổi) (hàng hải) tàu
- (số nhiều không đổi) máy bay
- (the Craft) hội tam điểm
Advanced English dictionary
1 [C, U] an activity involving a special skill at making things with your hands: traditional crafts like basket-weaving + a craft fair / workshop + Craft, Design and Technology (= a subject in some British schools)
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2 [sing.] all the skills needed for a particular activity: chefs who learned their craft in top hotels + the writer's craft
3 [U] (formal, disapproving) skill in making people believe what you want them to believe: He knew how to win by craft and diplomacy what he could not gain by force.
4 [C] (plural craft) a boat or ship: Hundreds of small craft bobbed around the liner as it steamed into the harbour. + a landing / pleasure craft
5 [C] (plural craft) an aircraft or spacecraft
+ verb [VN] [usually passive] to make sth using special skills, especially with your hands: All the furniture is crafted from natural materials. + a carefully crafted speech
1 skill, ability, artisanship, handiwork, ingenuity, skilfulness, art, talent, dexterity, cleverness, mastery, expertness, expertise, flair, genius, Colloq know-how:
Considerable craft is required to make that kind of jewellery.
2 deceit, guile, cunning, fraud, trickery, wiliness, foxiness, artfulness, craftiness, duplicity:
He exhibits that crooked wisdom called craft.
3 trade, occupation, calling, vocation, métier; profession:
He was a member of one of the medieval craft guilds.
4 vessel, ship, boat; hovercraft; aircraft, aeroplane, plane; spaceship, spacecraft, rocket:
One day there will be at least as many craft in space as there now are in the air.
5 make, fashion, fabricate:
She crafted the figures out of solid wood.
1 activity needing skill with your hands
Sheep shearing is a highly skilled craft.
| ancient, traditional | country, local, rural
VERB + CRAFT
The men practised various traditional crafts, such as carving toys out of bone.
CRAFT + NOUN
activity, work | industry | worker | centre, exhibition, fair, shop, workshop | skill
art and craft
Subjects taught include art and craft, drama, languages and maths.
| arts and crafts
The gallery has major exhibitions of arts and crafts.
2 all the skills needed for an activity
VERB + CRAFT
learn, master, perfect
It took her years to perfect her craft.
a master of your craft
a carpenter who is a real master of his craft
small | assault, fishing, landing, patrol, pleasure, river, sailing
Concise English dictionary
+the skilled practice of a practical occupation
+a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
+people who perform a particular kind of skilled work
+skill in an occupation or trade
+shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
+make by hand and with much skill