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Profession (IPA: /pɹəˈfɛʃən/)


Profession (v.)

The act of professing or claiming; open declaration; public avowal or acknowledgment; as, professions of friendship; a profession of faith.

Profession (v.)

That which one professed; a declaration; an avowal; a claim; as, his professions are insincere.

Profession (v.)

That of which one professed knowledge; the occupation, if not mechanical, agricultural, or the like, to which one devotes one's self; the business which one professes to understand, and to follow for subsistence; calling; vocation; employment; as, the profession of arms; the profession of a clergyman, lawyer, or physician; the profession of lecturer on chemistry.

Profession (v.)

The collective body of persons engaged in a calling; as, the profession distrust him.

Profession (v.)

The act of entering, or becoming a member of, a religious order.

Profession

Vocation founded upon specialized educational training

Profession

Novella by Isaac Asimov

Profession Synonyms

Community

Profession Synonyms

Professing

Translations

Profession in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If cybernetics is the science of control, management is the profession of control" - Cybernetics

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain opinions makes it impossible to earn a living." - Bertrand Russell

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary." - Politics

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen." - Politics

Example Sentence (Quote)

"So much of our profession is taken up with pretending ... that an actor must spend at least half his waking hours in fantasy." - Ronald Reagan


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