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Synonyms for professional
prəˈfɛʃ ə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. professional, professional person(noun)

    a person engaged in one of the learned professions

    Synonyms:
    professional person, master, pro

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unpaid, amateurish, recreational, lay, blue-collar, inexpert, unskilled, unprofessional, nonprofessional

  2. professional, pro(noun)

    an athlete who plays for pay

    Synonyms:
    professional person, master, pro

    Antonyms:
    amateur, nonprofessional, unpaid, blue-collar, unprofessional, unskilled, amateurish, recreational, lay, inexpert

  3. master, professional(adj)

    an authority qualified to teach apprentices

    Synonyms:
    master key, master copy, schoolmaster, original, passkey, maestro, superior, victor, master, overlord, passe-partout, sea captain, headmaster, captain, professional person, lord, pro, skipper

    Antonyms:
    amateur, nonprofessional, amateurish, recreational, lay, unpaid, unprofessional, blue-collar, inexpert, unskilled

  4. professional(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unskilled, unpaid, blue-collar, inexpert, amateurish, unprofessional, recreational, nonprofessional, lay

  5. professional(adj)

    of or relating to or suitable as a profession

    "professional organizations"; "a professional field such as law"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unpaid, inexpert, lay, unskilled, unprofessional, recreational, blue-collar, amateurish, nonprofessional

  6. professional(adj)

    characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession

    "professional conduct"; "professional ethics"; "a thoroughly professional performance"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, recreational, lay, blue-collar, unskilled, unprofessional, amateurish, nonprofessional, unpaid, inexpert

  7. professional(adj)

    of or relating to a profession

    "we need professional advice"; "professional training"; "professional equipment for his new office"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, nonprofessional, amateurish, unpaid, unskilled, unprofessional, lay, inexpert, recreational, blue-collar

  8. professional(adj)

    engaged in by members of a profession

    "professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching"

    Antonyms:
    amateur, unpaid, blue-collar, recreational, amateurish, inexpert, unprofessional, lay, nonprofessional, unskilled

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How to say professional in sign language?

  1. professional

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How to use professional in a sentence?

  1. David Hill:

    The overwhelming majority of public and professional opinion, even in the UK, is the British should return the collection to be reunited in Greece.

  2. Leo Rosten:

    The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it.

  3. Ned Allard:

    He was just tremendous, a nice guy, always a professional. it's just hard to believe. Most riders that get injured have broken bones, not a death certificate.

  4. Christina Richey:

    The power dynamic leads junior scholars to feel afraid or unable to speak up for themselves, one of the major forces in many cases of harassment is a power balance in favor of the harasser. Early career scientists are vulnerable to more senior men and women who mix professional mentoring with personal attention.

  5. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Over the past decade that I've been working with relational and addictive disorders among America's elite men, women and families, I've seen extraordinary healing occur among the ashes of professional, personal and political wastelands.


Translations for professional

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  • محترفة, محترفArabic
  • professional, peritCatalan, Valencian
  • profesionál, profesionálníCzech
  • Professioneller, Profi, professionell, Professionelle, berufsmäßig, BerufGerman
  • επαγγελματίας, επιτηδευματίαςGreek
  • profesionista, profesionalSpanish
  • پروفسیونلPersian
  • ammattilainen, asiantuntija, ammattimies, ammattimainen, ekspertti, ammatillinenFinnish
  • professionnel, professionnelleFrench
  • gairmiúil, gairmíIrish
  • पेHindi
  • profi, szaki, szakember, hivatásos, szakértő, professzionális, szakmaiHungarian
  • professionale, professionistaItalian
  • מקצועיHebrew
  • プロフェッショナル, プロ, 専門家Japanese
  • professionalLatin
  • mātanga, ngaioMāori
  • profesjonellNorwegian
  • expert, deskundig, professioneel, beroeps, professional, beroeps-, deskundigeDutch
  • profesjonellNorwegian Nynorsk
  • zawodowiec, profesjonalistaPolish
  • profissionalPortuguese
  • profesional, profesionistRomanian
  • профессиональный, профессионалка, профессионал, эксперт, специалистка, специалистRussian
  • proffs, expert, professionellSwedish
  • தொழில்முறைTamil
  • มืออาชีพThai
  • chuyên giaVietnamese
  • 专业的Chinese

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