Meaning of “professional help” in the English Dictionary

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"professional help" in British English

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professional helpnoun [ U ]

uk /prəˌfeʃ.ən.əl ˈhelp/ us /prəˌfeʃ.ən.əl ˈhelp/

polite phrase for help from a psychiatrist (= a doctor trained in treating mental illnesses):

Personally, I think he should get some professional help.

(Definition of “professional help” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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