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English definition of “profession”

profession

noun [C] (STATEMENT)    /prəˈfeʃ.ən/
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 loveAnnouncing, informing and stating
(Definition of profession noun (STATEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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