- a person engaged in one of the learned professions
- an athlete who plays for pay
- an authority qualified to teach apprentices
A person trained to do a special job in exchange for payment.
Used to describe a competent person, someone who is very good at their job and does it seriously. Professional also describes someone who does a job for money, rather than as a hobby. Professional is often used to talk about people who work as lawyers, teachers and doctors - these jobs are known as 'professions'.
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[adj] - of or relating to or suitable as a profession 2. [adj] - of or relating to a profession 3. [adj] - engaged in by members of a profession 4. [adj] - characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession 5. [adj] - engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood 6. [n]Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=professional
A person who is a member of a recognised profession, such as a doctor or solicitor. The definition of a professional can vary substantially from lender to lender with occupations such as banker being accepted as a profession by some but rejected by others. Many professions are disqualified from practising if they become bankrupt.
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Pro·fes'sion·al adjective 1.
Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional
conduct. 'Pride, not personal, but professional
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engaged in by members of a profession; `professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=professional
an athlete who plays for payFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=professional
(pro-fesh´ә-nәl) pertaining to one's profession or occupation. one who is a specialist in a particular field or occupation.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (a.) Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional knowledge; professional conduct. • (a.) Engaged in by professionals; as, a professional race; -- opposed to amateur. • (n.) A person who prosecutes anything professionally, or for a livel...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/professional/
professional 1. Engaged in an occupation as a paid job rather than as a hobby. 2. Showing a high degree of skill or competence.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2477/4
professional, in athletics: see amateur.Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sports/A0917768.html
A player who receives payment for teaching or playing in tournaments. Usually shortened to Pro.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21422
The definition varies among associations but most term professional the following activities of a person over eighteen being paid for riding, driving, or showing at halter; for training or boarding; for instructing; for conducting seminars or clinics; in some situations for being employed as a groom or farrier; for use of name or photo in connectiFound on http://www.gaitedhorses.net/Articles/HorseGlossary.html
(appended to a font volume name) A discounted font volume.Found on http://www.fontshop.com/glossary/
One who receives monetary remuneration for playing golf.Found on http://www.golfeurope.com/almanac/golf_terms/lex_p.htm
A professional is a member of a profession. The term also describes the standards of education and training that prepare members of the profession with the particular knowledge and skills necessary to perform the role of that profession. In addition, most professionals are subject to strict codes of conduct enshrining rigorous ethical and moral ob...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional
a player who is engaged by a club under a professional contract and who is paid a wage by the club to focus on their sport in lieu of other employment.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_association_football_terms
A person who puts his personal feelings and needs aside to make sure that the job gets done.Found on http://www.sloperama.com/advice/lesson28.html
A person trained to do a special job in exchange for payment (wages).Found on http://homeworkhelp.stjohnssevenoaks.com/glossary.htm
A person who is paid for his or her work and who has completed pre-professional training; the opposite of amateur.Found on http://www.artsalive.ca/en/dan/dance101/glossary.asp
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