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English definition of “semi-professional”

semi-professional

adjective uk   /ˌsem.i.prəˈfeʃ.ən.əl/ us  
People who are semi-professional are paid for an activity that they take part in but do not do all the time: semi-professional musicians/rugby playersEmployment status and types of workCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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