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professedadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /prəˈfest/
A professed ​belief is one that 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.
(Definition of professed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “professed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开表示的, 公开声称的, 自称的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開表示的, 公開聲稱的, 自稱的…
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