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professionally

adverb
 
 
/prəˈfeʃənəli/
WORK in a way that relates to your work: I know him professionally, but he's not a close friend.Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
WITH TRAINING Work that is done professionally is done by someone who has had special training: Their house has been professionally decorated.Employment status and types of work
HIGH STANDARDS in a way that shows high standards or skill: He dealt with the situation very professionally.Quality and standard
SPORT If someone does an activity or sport professionally, they earn money for doing it: He's good enough at football to play professionally.Earning money and money earned
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