Learner's definition of PROFESSION
a type of job that requires special education, training, or skill
The doctor talked to students who are thinking about entering/joining the profession.
the legal profession
Most professions in the medical field require years of training.
He is a carpenter by profession. = His profession is carpentry.
(humorous) She works in the (world's) oldest profession. [=she is a prostitute]
the people who work in a particular profession
the act of declaring or saying something openly
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