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Spanish translation of “profess”


verb /prəˈfes/
to state or declare openly. to claim or pretend He professed to be an expert. profession /-ʃən/ noun an occupation or job that needs special knowledge, eg medicine, law, teaching, engineering etc ’What is your profession?’ ’I’m a lawyer.’ the people who have such an occupation the legal profession. an open statement or declaration. professional /-ʃə-/ adjective (negative unprofessional) of a profession professional skill. of a very high standard
profesional, muy bueno
a very professional performance.
earning money by performing, or giving instruction, in a sport or other activity that is a pastime for other people; not amateur a professional musician/golfer.
professionally adverb
profesionalmente, con profesionalidad
(Definition of profess from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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