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What I don't underestimate is everybody's deal is different and everybody's deal makes it difficult. And so it is incumbent upon employers to create flexible work environments that allow people to fulfill their professional and personal lives in a way that works for themselves.
Beth Brooke

Meaning of "professional" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL

professional  [prəˈfɛʃənəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROFESSIONAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Professional can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PROFESSIONAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

professional

Professional

A professional is a member of a profession. The term also describes the standards of education and training that prepare members of the profession with the particular knowledge and skills necessary to perform the role of that profession. In addition, most professionals are subject to strict codes of conduct enshrining rigorous ethical and moral obligations. Professional standards of practice and ethics for a particular field are typically agreed upon and maintained through widely recognized professional associations. Some definitions of "professional" limit this term to those professions that serve some important aspect of public interest and the general good of society. In some cultures, the term is used as shorthand to describe a particular social stratum of well-educated workers who enjoy considerable work autonomy and who are commonly engaged in creative and intellectually challenging work.

Definition of professional in the English dictionary

The first definition of professional in the dictionary is of, relating to, suitable for, or engaged in as a profession. Other definition of professional is engaging in an activity for gain or as a means of livelihood. Professional is also extremely competent in a job, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROFESSIONAL


additional
əˈdɪʃənəl
compressional
kəmˈprɛʃənəl
concessional
kənˈsɛʃənəl
confessional
kənˈfɛʃənəl
congressional
kənˈɡrɛʃənəl
constitutional
ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl
impressional
ɪmˈprɛʃənəl
intercessional
ˌɪntəˈsɛʃənəl
nonprofessional
ˌnɒnprəˈfɛʃənəl
paraprofessional
ˌpærəprəˈfɛʃənəl
possessional
pəˈzɛʃənəl
precessional
prɪˈsɛʃənəl
preprofessional
ˌpriːprəˈfɛʃənəl
processional
prəˈsɛʃənəl
recessional
rɪˈsɛʃənəl
retrogressional
ˌrɛtrəˈɡrɛʃənəl
secessional
sɪˈsɛʃənəl
semiprofessional
ˌsɛmɪprəˈfɛʃənəl
sessional
ˈsɛʃənəl
unprofessional
ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROFESSIONAL

profess
professed
professedly
profession
profession of faith
professional advice
professional army
professional association
professional foul
Professional Golfers´ Association
professional misconduct
professional school
professionalisation
professionalise
professionalism
professionalist
professionalization
professionalize
professionally
professor

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROFESSIONAL

conventional
dimensional
emotional
exceptional
functional
inspirational
institutional
international
national
occasional
occupational
operational
optional
organizational
personal
promotional
regional
the National
the Second International
traditional
transitional

Synonyms and antonyms of professional in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PROFESSIONAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «professional» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of professional

Translation of «professional» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROFESSIONAL

Find out the translation of professional to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of professional from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «professional» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

专业的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

profesional
570 millions of speakers

English

professional
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पेशेवर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حِرَفِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

профессиональный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

profissional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পেশাদারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

professionnel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Profesional
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

professionell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

職業的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

직업적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Profesional
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lành nghề
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொழில்முறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यावसायिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

profesyonel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

professionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

profesjonalny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

професійний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

profesional
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επαγγελματικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

professionele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

professionell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

profesjonell
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of professional

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROFESSIONAL»

The term «professional» is very widely used and occupies the 948 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROFESSIONAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about professional

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10 QUOTES WITH «PROFESSIONAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word professional.
1
Roman Abramovich
But charity is a very complicated thing. It's important to find an area where you can really help and you can feel the results. Charity is not like feeding pigeons in the square. It is a process that requires professional management.
2
Philip Warren Anderson
The prize seemed to change my professional life very little.
3
Tracy Anderson
I have done research about people who think they're doing movements and people - like Madonna and professional dancers - who are actually 'performing' movements. The people who can connect and perform during their workout get results way above and beyond the people who are just going through the motions.
4
Kurt Angle
I'm in professional wrestling, which is what I do for a living. I coordinate stunts. I memorize them.
5
John Avlon
A wingnut is someone on the far-right wing or far-left wing of the political spectrum - the professional partisans, the unhinged activists and the paranoid conspiracy theorists. They're the people who always try to divide rather than unite us.
6
Timur Bekmambetov
Good fighters, they are so professional and quick, you can't see what's happening. It's very important: the fight is like a dialogue. Everybody has a line and an answer.
7
Claire Bloom
I am interested in the art. I'm a professional woman.
8
Beth Brooke
What I don't underestimate is everybody's deal is different and everybody's deal makes it difficult. And so it is incumbent upon employers to create flexible work environments that allow people to fulfill their professional and personal lives in a way that works for themselves.
9
Richard Burton
The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional.
10
Herman Cain
One of the things that I did before I ran for president is I was a professional speaker. Not a motivational speaker - an inspirational speaker. Motivation comes from within. You have to be inspired. That's what I do. I inspire people, I inspire the public, I inspire my staff. I inspired the organizations I took over to want to succeed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROFESSIONAL»

Discover the use of professional in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to professional and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Evaluating Professional Development
This is a practical guide to evaluating professional development programs at five increasing levels of sophistication: participants' reaction to professional development; how much participants learned; evaluating organizational support and ...
Thomas R. Guskey, 2000
2
Managing The Professional Service Firm
International expert and consultant David Maister offers a brilliant and accessible guide to every management issue at play in professional firms.
David H. Maister, 2007
3
Professional NoSQL
They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job. wrox.com Programmer Forums Join our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming ...
Shashank Tiwari, 2011
4
Professional Issues in Information Technology
This book provides a unique introduction to: social, legal, financial, organizational and ethical issues in the context of the IT industry; the role of professional codes of conduct and ethics; and key legislation.
Frank Bott, 2005
5
Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, ...
A manual for researchers writers, editors, lecturers, and Librarians.
Elizabeth Shown Mills, 2001
6
Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School
It includes action guidelines for classroom teachers, administrators, schools and districts, and state and federal leaders. This is a book that no one connected with schools can afford to ignore.
Andy Hargreaves, Michael Fullan, 2012
7
The Professional
`Moving and deeply empathetic...From richly varied experiences, Bagchi explains how to conduct one's career with both intelligence and integrity. This fine book will command a deservedly wide readership.
Subroto Bagchi, 2010
8
Communication Skills for the Health Care Professional: ...
The first text of its kind to address the connection between communication practices and quality patient care outcomes provides future and practicing patient caregivers basic communication knowledge and skills.
Gwen Marram Van Servellen, 2009
9
Professional Cooking for Canadian Chefs
Wayne Gisslen’s Professional Cooking for Canadian Chefs has helped train hundreds of thousands of professional chefs—with clear, in-depth instruction on the critical cooking theories and techniques successful chefs need to meet the ...
Wayne Gisslen, Mary Ellen Griffin, Le Cordon Bleu, 2006
10
A Guide to Customer Service Skills for the Service Desk ...
The Third Edition of A GUIDE TO CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS FOR THE SERVICE DESK PROFESSIONAL explores the changing role of the service desk professional.
Donna Knapp, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROFESSIONAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term professional is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Boxing needs a professional punch
The professional boxing circuit is an interesting beast. We know the names of the boxers, the main ones at least. Most of us would have heard ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Do Professional Athletes Need To Be Represented By Sports Agents?
Are sports agents necessary? Professional athletes have recently focused on the importance (or lack thereof) of sport agent representation in ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
Carl Frampton: I started my professional boxing career with Barry …
I started my professional journey with Barry and I'll end it with Cyclone Promotions. When it comes to my coach Shane a lot of people just don't ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
4
Professional poker player sues casino that claims he cheated
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- A professional poker player has sued a casino that claimed he won $9.6 million by cheating at baccarat, alleging it ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
5
New professional league all set to give wrestlers a leg-up
NEW DELHI: The Wrestling Federation of India joined the 'league bandwagon' as it launched the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) on Monday. «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Professional tree climbers battle it out in Florida competition
A group of friends and professional tree trimmers in Florida are among hundreds across the USA who take part in contests to see who can ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Sacramento's professional tennis team enjoys Dream season
Sacramento's professional tennis team enjoys Dream season ... the home of Sacramento's California Dream professional tennis team. «Press Tribune Newspaper, Jul 15»
8
Paediatrician guilty of poor professional performance over treatment …
A paediatrician has been found guilty of poor professional performance over his treatment of a baby boy at South Tipperary General Hospital in ... «Newstalk 106-108 fm, Jul 15»
9
Broadway Academy Receives Grant Bringing in More Professional
SUTTON, Neb. -- The Nebraska Arts Council approved a grant worth more than $1,600 for the Allegro Wolf Broadway Academy, giving them ... «NBC Nebraska, Jul 15»
10
Professional gamers call for performance drug testing ahead of …
DUBAI // Professional video gamers should face the same tests for performance-enhancing drugs as Olympians and if caught should be kicked ... «The National, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Professional [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/professional>. Jan 2020 ».
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