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Occupational TermPlay
Used to describe someone's profession in clothing manufacture and adjustments. SlideMaria became a tailor after completing her apprenticeship.
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Gender NeutralPlay
The term 'tailor' applies to all genders, unlike 'dressmaker' or 'seamstress' which suggest female. SlideThe tailor, regardless of gender, repaired my jacket perfectly.
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Cultural RespectPlay
Being a tailor is considered a respected trade in many cultures due to the skill involved. SlideIn our town, the tailor is as respected as the mayor.