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1professional/prəˈfɛʃənl̟/adjective
1professional
/prəˈfɛʃənl̟/
adjective
Learner's definition of PROFESSIONAL  
always used before a noun 
: relating to a job that requires special education, training, or skill
   b  : done or given by a person who works in a particular profession
always used before a noun 
: paid to participate in a sport or activity
   b  : done by people who are paid to play or compete
[more professional; most professional]  : having or showing the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well
2professional/prəˈfɛʃənl̟/noun
pluralprofessionals
2professional
/prəˈfɛʃənl̟/
noun
pluralprofessionals
Learner's definition of PROFESSIONAL  
[count]
: someone who does a job that requires special training, education, or skill : someone who is a member of a profession
: someone who is paid to participate in a sport or activity
— compare amateur
: someone who has a lot of experience or skill in a particular job or activity
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