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noun [countable] professional pronunciation in American English /prəˈfeʃ(ə)nəl/
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pluralprofessionals
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  1. 1
    someone who has special skills and qualifications
    doctors and other professionals
    All healthcare professionals need to work closely with families.
  2. 3
    someone who has a lot of skill or training
    You have the makings of a real professional.

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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