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professedadjective [before noun]

uk   /prəˈfest/  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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