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professional in Occupations topic

professionalprofessional2 ●●○ W3 AWL noun [countable]  1 BOsomeone who earns money by doing a job, sport, or activity that many other people do just for funamateur Hurd signed as a professional in 1998. top snooker professionals2 BOJOB/WORKsomeone who works in a job that needs special education and training, such as a doctor, lawyer, or architect health professionals (=doctors, nurses etc)3 EXPERIENCEDsomeone who has a lot of experience and does something very skilfully You sing like a real professional.4 tennis/golf/swimming etc professional
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professionalProfessionals were first allowed to compete in the Olympics in 1992.Electrical repairs should be left to a professional.Firstly, professionals make important contributions to the well-being of society as a whole.The play is performed by 50 local actors led by four professionals.It is noteworthy that newly amended s.62 permits, interalia, market professionals to sue for insider dealing violations.This new professional will need to be much more familiar with statistics in order to choose and evaluate training and testing situations.Many parents become very confused by the range of professionals that they see and will call everyone doctor.This is because short professionals tend to concentrate their firepower.It raises problems to do with the role and objectives of the professionals engaged in such work.Most athletes these days are highly-trained professionals, who spend their whole time practising or competing.Mr. Soloff was a true professional in the field of insurance.It is a tribute to the hard work of soft ware professionals that large-scale disruption was avoided.health professionalsHandwashing seems such a simple task but in fact is a subject of surprising contention among health professionals.So Rockefeller organized his own scientific expedition to the region: a small team of demographic scientists and health professionals.But not all professionals subscribe to the view that disabled people are unsuitable as health professionals.The theoretical and methodological developments to pain evaluation by both health professionals and patients will be applied in a hospital Pain Clinic.A cavalier unconcern about such consequences is too often the response of powerful mental health professionals who create categories of abnormality.Clearly this method disposes the health professionals toward feeling that they have helped architect the final programme.The bill would have banned an abortion procedure known to health professionals as intact dilation and extraction.Although subtle, this shift demonstrates what health professionals see as a change in priority.