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noun [countable] professional pronunciation in British English /prəˈfeʃ(ə)nəl/
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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’ve got the makings of a real professional.


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