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non pruh fe shuh nuhl

  • a  not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain
    the nonprofessional wives of his male colleagues
    nonprofessional actors

  • Although it's a totally nonprofessional organization, founded in 1935 by an ex-drunk and an active drinker, AA has managed to get millions of people off the bottle, using group .
  • Nagai, the nonprofessional kid chosen for Russell, needed a bit of coaching.
  • The daughter of a Sydney tailor, she took her first voice lessons from her mother, a "nonprofessional mezzo-soprano," won a number of local competitions and with the prize money .
News & Articles

  • ‘Museum Hours’ reveals security guard's inner monologue
    Jem Cohen’s first narrative feature centers on a museum guard, Johann (played with great warmth by Robert Sommer, a nonprofessional). He spends his days focusing on the stately paintings and sculptures around him in Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Art Museum, and on the people who come to look at them...
    June 28, 2013 - New York Post
  • Rideshare Battle Shifts to L.A.: City Tells Uber, Lyft, SideCar to Stop Picking Up Riders
    Sharing may seem harmless—a helpful, good thing for society, even. But for months, “sharing economy” businesses like Airbnb, FlightCar, and Lyft have come under legal fire in cities such as San Francisco, New York, and Austin. This week, ridesharing companies, which match nonprofessional drivers up with paying passengers, received cease-and-desist orders from Los Angeles authorities. Cease-and ...
    June 27, 2013 - It's Your Money
Quotes

  • Carlos Mayans in Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)
    It's a tremendous loss to our city, not only the loss of revenue but the loss of prestige,Mayans said. "This is the second-largest (nonprofessional) sporting event after the Olympics."
  • Fyodor Yurchikhin in RIA Novosti
    I would make a spacewalk with a nonprofessional astronaut provided he or she had undergone special training, and had authorization [to do EVA],said Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of ISS Expedition 15, which is due to lift off from the Russian...
  • Dan Fernandez in eWeek
    Yet, "we see people doing nonprofessional development as a market of over 100 million people," Fernandez said.

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