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Definitions of professional:
  • noun:   a person engaged in one of the learned professions
  • noun:   an athlete who plays for pay
  • noun:   an authority qualified to teach apprentices
  • adjective:   engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood
    Example: "The professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"
  • adjective:   characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession
    Example: "Professional conduct"
  • adjective:   engaged in by members of a profession
    Example: "Professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching"
  • adjective:   of or relating to a profession
    Example: "We need professional advice"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or suitable as a profession
    Example: "Professional organizations"

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