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/prəˈfeSHən/,
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professions, plural;
  1. A paid occupation, esp. one that involves prolonged training and a formal qualification
    • - his chosen profession of teaching
    • - a lawyer by profession
  2. A body of people engaged in a particular profession
    • - the profession is divided on the issue
  3. An open but often false declaration or claim
    • - a profession of allegiance
  4. A declaration of belief in a religion

  5. The declaration or vows made on entering a religious order

  6. The ceremony or fact of being professed in a religious order


  1. the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical profession"; "they formed a community of scientists"
  2. an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
  3. an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion; "a profession of disagreement"
  4. affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith; "a profession of Christianity"
  5. A profession is a vocation founded upon specialised educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.
  6. The term religious profession is defined in the 1983 Code of Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church in relation to members of religious institutes as follows: By religious profession members make a public vow to observe the three evangelical counsels. ...
  7. Profession is a novella by Isaac Asimov. The story first appeared in the July 1957 issue of Astounding Science Fiction and was the lead story in the 1959 collection Nine Tomorrows.
  8. A promise or vow made on entering a religious order; A declaration of belief, faith or of one's opinion; An occupation, trade, craft, or activity in which one has a professed expertise in a particular area; a job, especially one requiring a high level of skill or training; The practitioners of ...
  9. (PROFESSIONS (JOBS)) LAS PROFESIONES (LOS OFICIOS)  Top
  10. (Professions) Words Covered: architect, dancer, musician, lawyer, engineer, accountant, farmer, firefighter, mechanic, technician, accountant, doctor, artisan, assistant, mail, carrier, athlete, barber or airstylist, taxi driver, judge, operator, veterinarian, secretary, nurse, baker, volunteer, ...
  11. An occupation or vocation needing skills and experience learned over a period of time, the practitioners of which are governed by an organised system of rules and ethics.
  12. An occupation that typically requires a bachelor's degree and in some cases a period of postgraduate study. Professions are normally self regulating, with members adhering to a code of ethics and standards. ...
  13. The sociology of work sees a number of occupations evolving over time and becoming professions. All professions are thus occupations but not all occupations are professions. A profession is an occupational group that is largely self-regulating. ...
  14. An occupation, vocation or career requiring special training (for example, doctor, licensed practical nurse, respiratory therapist, air traffic controller, lawyer, accountant).
  15. For "H" visas: refers to occupations that require at least a US bachelor degree as the minimum education to carry out the duties. Example: teacher, engineer, computer systems analyst.
  16. Profession is the act through which men and women consecrate themselves to God by making vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in a religious community. Profession is normally made initially for a certain time, and then later for life. ...
  17. A group of similar jobs or fields of interest that require specific training or expertise. Sometimes used as interchangeably with “occupation.” “Teacher” is an example of an occupation.
  18. is an occupation that requires specialized skills and advanced training.
  19. Refers to the taking of public vows in a Religious Order. The vows in first profession are generally taken for a period of 3 to 6 years and then, in final profession, for life.
  20. An organization for producing uniquely expert work, not routine or repetitive work. Medicine, theology, law, and the military have traditionally been organized in western societies as social trustee forms of profession. ...
  21. Actor (Head On, Queens Boulevard, Aquaman, Medellín, Silo)
  22. A public ceremony in which members of a congregation make vows.
  23. The taking of vows on joining a religious order.
  24. An occupation having a common body of knowledge, a code of ethics and a procedure for certifying its practitioners.
  25. occupational groups distinguished by their specialist knowledge and expertise, their position (or autonomy) in relation to clients and employing organizations, and ethos (i.e. the values which vocation demands are to be promoted for the benefit of the profession and its clients).