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electrician

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Electrical
electricianel‧ec‧tri‧cian /ɪˌlekˈtrɪʃən, ˌelɪk-/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOTEEsomeone whose job is to connect or repair electrical wires or equipment
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electricianHe sees bits and pieces of it in between working lights and smoke effects and supervising a crew of 10 electricians.He trained as an electrician while in hospital and formed several friendships with other patients.I had a vague feeling he'd been an electrician.An electrician named Antonio had built it for his brother, and offered it to us for the next two months.Soldiers set up barbed-wire fences, electricians wired up searchlights, carpenters built barracks and sentry boxes on elevated platforms.More than anything in the world, Max wanted to be an independent electrician with a business of his own.Answer, the whole crew would have been Sam the electrician, Mark and Diane the carpenters.I cast my net wide enough to find parents who vary from house cleaner to fashion designer to electrician to corporate manager.
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