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professed

adjective [before noun] uk   /prəˈfest/ us  
A professed belief is one which someone has made known: She is a professed monarchist. used to refer to a belief or feeling that someone says they have or feel, but is probably not sincere: His professed love of women seems a little odd when you consider how he treats them.
Translations of “professed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開表示的, 公開聲稱的, 自稱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开表示的, 公开声称的, 自称的…
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