Translation for 'workman' from English to French
NOUN   a workman | workmen
SYNO working man | workingman | working person | ...
pavillon {m} ouvrier
workman's cottage
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Translation for 'workman' from English to French

workman's cottage
pavillon {m} ouvriersociol.
Usage Examples English
  • To look for the poor little calf a workman was sent in after it who wandered around in the cave in the darkness for some time without any success in finding the calf.
  • In late 1870s, the Great Eastern Railway introduced special workman's trains and fares on its newly opened Enfield and Walthamstow branch lines.
  • It fixes the compensation that a workman may recover from an employer in case of accident giving to a workman, except in certain cases of "serious and wilful misconduct", a right against his employer to a certain compensation on the mere occurrence of an accident where the common law gives the right only for negligence of the employer.
  • Parker’s theory has since been abandoned, and Lanny Bell has shown that the graffito actually mentioned a certain “Pamose, son of the Chief Workman Amennakht” and not the workman himself.
  • The chiseling was done with the slats front-on, guided by pencil-marks so the workman wouldn't err.

  • John Eppinger, the blacksmith, has been in the village many years and is a good workman.
  • A few days after the airshow, a 44-year-old workman on the pier fell through the destroyed part and died hours later.
  • The find was made when a workman drove a pickaxe into the cliff face in the rock shelter, shattering the skull.
  • Here the dominating presence of the clock tower, completed in 1921, marked the arrival and departure times, the beginning and end of a workman's day.
  • He started work for a M. Gridaine, a clothier in Sedan, as a simple workman.

  • The classical revival structure was raised by John Fruhan, then a local workman.
  • A workman who is very proud of being French.
  • After he graduated from high school, he worked as a workman, mainly in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Regular passenger services ceased from 23 November 1964, but workman trains continued until 12 May 1986.
  • Workman is a surname coming from the Old English word "we(o)rcmann", meaning workman or laborer generally.

  • Billy Weston: workman for Wright at Taliesin.
  • Several metres south of the stables is a small gabled workman's cottage, constructed in non-reinforced concrete and rendered in ashlar, which dates from [...].
  • "Andrea Chesman: Workman Publishing." Andrea Chesman: Workman Publishing. Workman Publishing, n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2013. <>.
  • The standard diphthongs "uo, yö" and "ie" are generally pronounced as "ua, yä" and "iä", e.g. [...] (young workman) instead of [...].
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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