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Definition of professional

What is the definition of "professional"?
  • pro•fes•sion•aladjective
  • 1. Of, relating to, engaged in, or suitable for a profession: lawyers, doctors, and other professional people.
    2. Conforming to the standards of a profession: professional behavior.
    3. Engaging in a given activity as a source of livelihood or as a career: a professional writer.
    4. Performed by persons receiving pay: professional football.
    5. Having or showing great skill; expert: a professional repair job.


Use "professional" in a sentence
  • ""I want to judge my players on their professional behaviour, their ­professional lives."

    "It took 11 years for her to get another pro film credit though the term "professional" applies only loosely to 1993's straight-to-VHS "Cyborg 2", though she spent time honing her craft in her brother's film school projects and music videos."

    "Also, the term professional distance sounds wrong to me, because I believe you have as much validity and professionalism for being in the E.D. as a paid social worker or other paid professional would."

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How to Say "professional" in:
  • Spanish: professional
  • German: professional
  • French: professional
  • Mandarin: professional
  • Japanese: professional

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