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Definition 1: an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences) - [noun denoting act]

(profession is a kind of ...) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

"he's not in my line of business"

(... is a kind of profession ) one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

(... is a kind of profession ) the profession or art of a writer

"her place in literature is secure"

(... is a kind of profession ) the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect

(... is a kind of profession ) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(... is a kind of profession ) the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media

(... is a kind of profession ) the profession devoted to governing and to political affairs

(... is a kind of profession ) the practical application of technical and scientific knowledge to commerce or industry

Definition 2: an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where profession or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a profession of disagreement

Synonyms for profession in the sense of this definition

(profession is a kind of ...) a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something

Definition 3: affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where profession or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a profession of Christianity

(profession is a kind of ...) (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)

Definition 4: the body of people in a learned occupation - [noun denoting group]

Samples where profession or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the news spread rapidly through the medical profession
  • they formed a community of scientists

(profession is a kind of ...) a body of people doing the same kind of work

(... is a kind of profession ) the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction

"he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"

(... is a kind of profession ) the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients

(... is a kind of profession ) the body of individuals who manage businesses

(... is a kind of profession ) the body of individuals holding advanced academic degrees

(... is a kind of profession ) the body of professional economists

(... is a kind of profession ) the body of ordained religious practitioners

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