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verb [transitive] formal profess pronunciation in British English /prəˈfes/
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present tense
present participleprofessing
past tenseprofessed
past participleprofessed
  1. 1
    to claim something, especially when it is not true

    Many wildlife smugglers profess to have an interest in conservation.

  2. 3
    to believe in a particular religion

    In the Philippines, about 85% of the people profess Catholicism.



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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