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English definition of “profess”


verb    /prəˈfes/
to claim something, sometimes falsely: [+ to infinitive] They professed to have no knowledge of the event. [T] She continues to profess her innocence. professed    /prəˈfest/ adjective [not gradable] a professed belief
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