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profession

noun uk   /prəˈfeʃ.ən/ us  

profession noun (WORK)

B1 [C, + sing/pl verb] any type of work that needs special training or a particular skill, often one that is respected because it involves a high level of education: He left the teaching profession in 1965 to set up his own business. The report notes that 40 percent of lawyers entering the profession are women. Teaching as a profession is very underpaid. He's a doctor by profession.B2 [C, + sing/pl verb] the people who do a type of work, considered as a group: There's a feeling among the nursing profession that their work is undervalued.the professions jobs that need special training and skill, such as being a doctor or lawyer, but not work in business or industry
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profession noun (STATEMENT)

[C] a statement about what someone feels, believes, or intends to do, often made publicly: The government's professions of commitment to the environment seem less believable every day. his professions of love
(Definition of profession from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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