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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

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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