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professional

pruh fe shuh nuhl

  • n  a person engaged in one of the learned professions
  • n  an athlete who plays for pay
  • n  an authority qualified to teach apprentices
  • a  engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood
    the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications
    began her professional career after the Olympics
    professional theater
    professional football
    a professional cook
    professional actors and athletes
  • a  of or relating to or suitable as a profession
    professional organizations
    a professional field such as law
  • a  characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession
    professional conduct
    professional ethics
    a thoroughly professional performance
  • a  of or relating to a profession
    we need professional advice
    professional training
    professional equipment for his new office
  • s  engaged in by members of a profession
    professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching

  • He exhibited a taste for kitsch and spectacle unrivaled in professional sports.
  • Conflicting medical advice and a professional athlete's drive may have played a role, but blame is hard to fix.
  • Electoral politics is a professional area in which maturity and gravitas would seem to be among the most important attributes for the job.
News & Articles

  • ITW Professional Brands Quatguard XL Food Service Wiper Named Finalist for 2013 World of Wipes Innovation Award
    ITW Professional Brands today announced that its Quatguard® XL food service wiper, an Atlantic Mills brand disposable towel that maximizes sanitizer performance and improves restaurant sanitation, has been selected as a finalist in the World of Wipes Innovation Award competition.
    June 14, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Professional North Carolina Electrician Launches Services In Chapel Hill
    A professional North Carolina electrician has launched its residential services in the Chapel Hill area, providing expert assistance with a wide range of electrical issues and relieving the stress these can cause. The company offers 24/7 emergency service along with a full range of repair, installation, and upgrade services customers can rely on. Professionals can install wiring, fans ...
    June 14, 2013 - ECOnline
  • Professional Pricing Society Expands Online Pricing Course Program with New Curriculum
    The Professional Pricing Society, supporting pricing education and training in 75 countries, announces the growth of its training resources with nine new online courses. PPS Online Pricing Courses are led by best-in-class pricing experts and practitioners and highlight the most effective tactics, practices, and programs to implement pricing strategies.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Phil Mickelson in ESPN
    I'm in a good spot,he said. "I don't look at the leaderboard. I don't look at other players. I look at par. And this is the only tournament really in professional golf to date that brings out Bobby Jones' old saying of 'playing against Old...
  • Bud Selig in CNN
    I look forward to receiving his report and findings so that we can openly address any issue associated with past steroid use,Selig said in a statement. "We currently have a testing program that is as good as any in professional sports, and...
  • Lloyd Blankfein in The Guardian (blog)
    It was one of the worst days of my professional life, as I know it was for every person at our firm,Blankfein says.

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