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English definition of “professional”


adjective    /prəˈfeʃ·ə·nəl/
done as a job , or relating to a skilled type of work : a professional athlete professional sports He spent his professional career at the University of Pennsylvania. Professional also means having the qualities of skilled and educated people , such as effectiveness and seriousness of manner : Wearing jeans to work is not looked upon as being professional.
(Definition of professional adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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