Definition of 'amateur'
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All the savagely planned words suddenly seemed amateur, naïve. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)It makes Robert Redford, whom he resembles slightly, look like an amateur. KICK BACK (2002)
He worked with great care, pretty fast for an amateur, with minimal noise. HAVANA BEST FRIENDS (2002)
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British English: amateur /ˈæmətə; -tʃə; -ˌtjʊə; ˌæməˈtɜː/ NOUN
An amateur is someone who does a particular activity as a hobby, not as a job.
He continued racing for another year as an amateur.
- American English: amateur
- Arabic: هَاوٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: amador
- Chinese: 业余爱好者
- Croatian: amater
- Czech: amatér
- Danish: amatør
- Dutch: amateur
- European Spanish: aficionado
- Finnish: amatööri
- French: amateur
- German: Amateur
- Greek: ερασιτέχνης
- Italian: dilettante
- Japanese: アマチュア
- Korean: 아마추어
- Norwegian: amatør
- Polish: amator
- European Portuguese: amador
- Romanian: amator
- Russian: любитель
- Spanish: aficionado
- Swedish: amatör
- Thai: มือสมัครเล่น
- Turkish: amatör
- Ukrainian: любитель
- Vietnamese: người nghiệp dư
British English: amateur ADJECTIVE
Amateur sports or activities are done by people as a hobby and not as a job.
...the local amateur dramatics society.
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