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English definition of “professionally”

professionally

adverb uk   /prəˈfeʃ.ən.əl.i/ us  
by people with particular skills or qualifications: I think next time we need any decorating we'll get it done professionally.Employment status and types of work as a paid job, not as a hobby: He started to sing professionally (= for money) after leaving college.Earning money and money earned as a person with a particular job: Are you asking for my opinion of him personally or professionally?Employment status and types of work
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