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professionalize

pruh fe shuh nuh lahyz

  • v  become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
  • v  make professional or give a professional character to
    Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

  • No man has done more to modernize and professionalize the Thai army and, despite significantand lastingresistance, infuse it with the ideals he learned from Payom.
  • Other companies have been attempting to professionalize the Wild West world of web video with varying degrees of success.
  • Things have calmed down since the killing, as Chinatown buses have begun to professionalize their services.
News & Articles

  • How do you define a cybersecurity “professional’?
    How or should the cybersecurity workforce be formally professionalized? The National Research Council this week issued a report that looks at the issues around how to professionalize a field it describes as so broad and diverse it could be hard to even treat it as a single occupation or profession.
    Sept. 20, 2013 - Network World
Quotes

  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in ABS CBN News
    The US is essential to the economic, diplomatic, and national security of our country. We are very thankful for the US as an important ally in helping to professionalize our military, in making it more effective,Arroyo said.
  • John Whitmire in Houston Chronicle
    State Sen. John Whitmire, a Houston Democrat who serves on the pension board, said Rowe was "a positive influence" who "helped professionalize the review board and get additional resources."
  • Robert Foucrault in San Jose Mercury News
    ...who was appointed to the job in 2001 and won elections in 2002 and 2006, confirmed Tuesday to The Daily News that he is seeking a third term because he wants to "continue to professionalize the field of death investigation."

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