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noun [countable]     professional pronunciation in American English
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  1. 2
    someone who plays a sport or does an activity as a job rather than for enjoyment
    1. a.
      someone whose job is to teach people to play a sport at a club

      a tennis/golf professional

  2. 3
    someone who has a lot of skill or training

    You have the makings of a real professional.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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