Definition of profeshion
1. profession [ n ] the body of people in a learned occupation
Examples: "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
This seems somewhat shortsighted since if the absolute educational qualifications for membership which the organizations profess are ever enforced , the educator will have the molding of the entire profession in his hands .
We must build a corps of highly professional teachers of interior_design who have had education , experience in the profession and are willing to take_on the usual accompaniments of teaching - minimal income and minimal status among their confreres .
(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
In his wake came the District_Traffic_Supervisor and the cream of the telegraphic profession , ten of Boston 's best , chosen for their long experience and thorough knowledge of golf .Synonyms profession community Related Terms occupation businessmen community_of_scholars economics_profession health_profession priesthood legal_profession
2. profession [ n ] an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)Used in print:
(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
Anthropologists , housewives , historians and such by profession , they approach their discipline as amateurs , collectors , commercial propagandists , analysts or some combination of the four .
(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
Everyone is ambivalent about his profession , if he has practised it long enough , but there were still moments when he loved the stage and all those unseen people out there , who might cheer you or boo you , but that was largely , though not entirely , up_to_you .Synonyms profession Related Terms occupation technology education politics literature architecture journalism learned_profession
3. profession [ n ] an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion
Examples: "a profession of disagreement"
4. profession [ n ] affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith
Examples: "a profession of Christianity"