Definition of 'profess'
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But restaurants so often profess some sort of philosophy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She shrieked and wailed but professed ignorance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In other cases hospital workers have professed ignorance of the scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those who dislike poetry often profess a rather foggy attachment to its past, but their opponent knows his stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. profess is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'profess'
British English: profess VERB
If you profess to do or have something, you claim that you do it or have it, often when you do not.
She professed to hate her nickname.
Definition of profess from the Collins English Dictionary
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