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profession

  

      n  
1    an occupation requiring special training in the liberal arts or sciences, esp. one of the three learned professions, law, theology, or medicine  
2    the body of people in such an occupation  
3    the act of professing; avowal; declaration  
4   
a      (Also called)    profession of faith   a declaration of faith in a religion, esp. as made on entering the Church of that religion or an order belonging to it  
b    the faith or the religion that is the subject of such a declaration  
     (C13: from Medieval Latin professio the taking of vows upon entering a religious order, from Latin: public acknowledgment; see profess)  
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profession

  
1    business, calling, career, employment, line, line of work, métier, occupation, office, position, sphere, vocation, walk of life  
2    acknowledgment, affirmation, assertion, attestation, avowal, claim, confession, declaration, statement, testimony, vow  

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exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
n.
Concerning paramedical professions an Care. Compare with Paramedic
Parmedic is a Nickname of Paramedical derived of Medic and Paramedical Compre with this term
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