workshop
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈwɜːk.ʃɒp/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈwɝk.ʃɑp/
Noun

workshop (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.
  3. An academic conference.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

workshop (workshops, present participle workshopping; 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.
  3. (transitive, business) To improve through collaboration.



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