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noun [countable] profession pronunciation in British English /prəˈfeʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    a job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status
    the medical/legal/nursing/teaching profession
    in a profession: People in my profession have a duty to the public.
    member of a profession: We admit that a few members of our profession have behaved badly.
    go into/enter/join a profession: Her father discouraged her from going into the legal profession.
    1. a.
      all the people who work in a particular profession: can be followed by a singular or plural verb
      The medical profession is always telling us we should exercise more.

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