Definition of 'profession'
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Example sentences containing 'profession'
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Surely she didn't carry that much weight in the profession. THE SOUND OF MURDER (1989)Tell him my hobby is guessing the profession of people from their appearance. COVER STORY (1989)Even in a prison setting, noted Lucy Durmast drily to herself, the habit of meiosis didn't desert the medical profession. A DEAD LIBERTY (1989)
Neither did the people whose job it was to track them down -- probably the most unrewarded segment of the law-enforcement profession. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER (1989)
Trends of 'profession'
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Translations for 'profession'
British English: profession /prəˈfɛʃən/ NOUN
A profession is a type of job that requires advanced education or training.
He was a teacher by profession.
- American English: profession
- Arabic: حِرْفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: profissão
- Chinese: 职业
- Croatian: profesija
- Czech: profese
- Danish: profession
- Dutch: beroep
- European Spanish: profesión
- Finnish: ammatti
- French: profession
- German: Beruf
- Greek: επάγγελμα
- Italian: professione
- Japanese: 職業
- Korean: 직업
- Norwegian: fag
- Polish: zawód
- European Portuguese: profissão
- Romanian: profesie
- Russian: профессия
- Spanish: profesión
- Swedish: yrke
- Thai: อาชีพ
- Turkish: meslek
- Ukrainian: професія
- Vietnamese: nghề
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