building trades


building trades
noun plural
: trades (as carpentry, bricklaying, plumbing) that are essential to and chiefly practiced in connection with building construction

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those trades, as carpentry, masonry, and plastering, that are primarily concerned with the construction and finishing of buildings.
[1885-90]

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building trades,
the group of trades concerned with construction and forming the building industry: »

The principal kinds of skilled workers in the building trades include bricklayers, carpenters, ironworkers, painters, plasterers, plumbers, and steam fitters (W. C. Huntington).


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