amature vs amateur : Common Errors in English

About amature vs amateur

Most of the words we’ve borrowed from the French that have retained their “-eur” endings are pretty sophisticated, like “restaurateur” (notice, no “N”) and “auteur” (in film criticism), but “amateur” attracts amateurish spelling.

amateur Meaning(s)

  • (n) someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
  • (n) an athlete who does not play for pay
  • (s) engaged in as a pastime
  • (s) lacking professional skill or expertise

amature in News

amateur in News

  1. State Games amateur golf heats up in Day 1

    In the blistering heat, 57 amateur golfers took to the greens at Northwood Country Club in Day 1 action of the State Games of Mississippi junior golf tournament.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Meridian Star

  2. Amateur boxers get their night to shine at Turner Hall

    Other than qualifiers for national tournaments, amateur boxers have few chances to compete in Milwaukee.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NBC26 Green Bay

  3. Southeastern Amateur scores

    on June 13, 2013 Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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