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Professional vs. Profession

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Main Difference

The main difference between Professional and Profession is that the Professional is a person who is paid to undertake a specialized set of tasks and to complete them for a fee and Profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training.

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  • Professional (noun)

    A person who belongs to a profession

  • Professional (noun)

    A person who earns their living from a specified activity

  • Professional (noun)

    A reputation known by name

  • Professional (noun)

    An expert.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.

  • Professional (adjective)

    That is carried out for money, especially as a livelihood.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Expert.

  • Profession (noun)

    A promise or vow made on entering a religious order.

    "She died only a few years after her profession."

  • Profession (noun)

    A declaration of belief, faith or of one's opinion.

    "Despite his continued professions of innocence, the court eventually sentenced him to five years."

  • Profession (noun)

    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.

    "My father was a barrister by profession."

  • Profession (noun)

    The practitioners of such an occupation collectively.

    "His conduct is against the established practices of the legal profession."

Wiktionary
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  • Professional (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional knowledge; professional conduct.

  • Professional (adjective)

    Engaged in by professionals; as, a professional race; - opposed to amateur.

  • Professional (noun)

    A person who prosecutes anything professionally, or for a livelihood, and not in the character of an amateur; a professional worker.

  • Profession (noun)

    The act of professing or claiming; open declaration; public avowal or acknowledgment; as, professions of friendship; a profession of faith.

  • Profession (noun)

    That which one professed; a declaration; an avowal; a claim; as, his professions are insincere.

  • Profession (noun)

    That of which one professed knowledge; the occupation, if not mechanical, agricultural, or the like, to which one devotes one's self; the business which one professes to understand, and to follow for subsistence; calling; vocation; employment; as, the profession of arms; the profession of a clergyman, lawyer, or physician; the profession of lecturer on chemistry.

  • Profession (noun)

    The collective body of persons engaged in a calling; as, the profession distrust him.

  • Profession (noun)

    The act of entering, or becoming a member of, a religious order.

Webster Dictionary
  • Professional (noun)

    a person engaged in one of the learned professions

  • Professional (noun)

    an athlete who plays for pay

  • Professional (noun)

    an authority qualified to teach apprentices

  • Professional (adjective)

    engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood;

    "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"

    "began her professional career after the Olympics"

    "professional theater"

    "professional football"

    "a professional cook"

    "professional actors and athletes"

  • Professional (adjective)

    of or relating to or suitable as a profession;

    "professional organizations"

    "a professional field such as law"

  • Professional (adjective)

    characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession;

    "professional conduct"

    "professional ethics"

    "a thoroughly professional performance"

  • Professional (adjective)

    of or relating to a profession;

    "we need professional advice"

    "professional training"

    "professional equipment for his new office"

  • Professional (adjective)

    engaged in by members of a profession;

    "professional occupations include medicine and the law and teaching"

  • Profession (noun)

    the body of people in a learned occupation;

    "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"

  • Profession (noun)

    an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

  • Profession (noun)

    an open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion;

    "a profession of disagreement"

  • Profession (noun)

    affirmation of acceptance of some religion or faith;

    "a profession of Christianity"

Princeton's WordNet

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