- 01. Her uncle was a [professional] hockey player who became a coach after retiring from the league.02. Dwayne was too short to play basketball [professionally], so he went into coaching instead.03. Tiger Woods is certainly the most famous [pro] golfer of his generation.04. There are generally no set hours for a working [professional]; you work as much as is required to get the job done, and you're not paid for overtime.05. Major corporations in North America employ [professional] librarians.06. Henry looked very [professional] in his tailored suit.07. The engineering [profession] is well respected in this country.08. Nathaniel Borenstein once joked, "The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer [professionals]. We cause accidents."09. The training of the geisha, a [professional] female Japanese entertainer, begins at age 7.10. According to a study, 68 percent of [professional] ice hockey players have lost at least one tooth.11. On the [professional] golf tour, players are allowed 45 seconds per shot.12. Rome maintained the largest [professional] army of the ancient world, and made many conquests as a result.13. The governor praised the police chief for his hard work and enduring [professionalism] over his forty year career.
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professional — ▪ I. professional pro‧fes‧sion‧al 1 [prəˈfeʆnəl] adjective [only before a noun] 1. connected with a job requiring advanced education and special training: • professional qualifications • professional trade associations • providers of business… … Financial and business terms
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professional — pro|fes|sion|al1 W1S2 [prəˈfeʃənəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(job)¦ 2¦(well trained)¦ 3¦(paid)¦ 4¦(team/event)¦ 5 professional person/man/woman etc 6 professional liar/complainer etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(JOB)¦ [only before noun] … Dictionary of contemporary English