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profession

(Declaration), noun affirmation, announcement, assertion, assurance, attestation, averment, avowal, claim, confession, declaration of faith, disclosure, enunciation, notification, oath, pledge, presentation, pronouncement, representation, statement, troth, vow, word, word of honor

profession

(Vocation), noun association, avocation, business, calling, career, chosen work, concern, craft, endeavor, engagement, field, job, learned prooession, lifework, line of work, manus, occupation, office, position, practice, pursuit, role, specialty, trade, vocation, walk of life, work
Associated concepts: professional corporation
See also: admission, appointment, assertion, asseveration, averment, avowal, business, calling, career, comment, conviction, cover, declaration, disclosure, employment, expression, industry, job, labor, livelihood, mission, occupation, persuasion, position, post, pretext, pronouncement, pursuit, testimony, trade, work

PROFESSION. This word has several significations. 1. It is a public declaration respecting something. Code, 10, 41, 6.
     2. It i's a state, art, or mystery; as the legal profession. Dig. 1, 18, 6, 4; Domat, Dr. Pub. 1. 1, t. 9, s. 1, n. 7. 3. In the ecclesiastical law, it is the act of entering into a religious order. See 17 Vin. Ab. 545.

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It was to mark the International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers and was organised by the church and the Sweet Project, which works with the girls and women in Kirklees who are involved in the world's oldest profession.
The difference was her nod to the oldest profession was concealed under a beautiful silk gown.
Figures suggest that anywhere between 80,000 and 120,000 women in the British Isles have joined the so-called oldest profession, while it is reckoned that one-in-10 men pay for them.
But perhaps he recognises, as do many local authorities, that there is no point attempting to turn back the clock of the oldest profession.
In the eponymous eatery, it's the custom to toast with dirty limericks, and the show's three ladies of the night--one British, one French and one German--honor this tradition as they wax nostalgic, sing ditties and swap stories about the world's oldest profession.
It may be the oldest profession, but you have to hand it to the professionals.
There are probably more prostitutes in Nevada than in any other state of the union, and nonstreet-walking hookers are there considered solid citizens who happen to be working in the world's oldest profession.
THERE have been several polls taken to obtain the public's views on prostitution, the oldest profession of them all.
The oldest profession - at one time largely to be found in London's seedy Soho - was starting to get a stiletto-hold in Scotland.
Though being old is not an advantage in the oldest profession, yet, a filmmaker did spot a good story in Louise and Martine Fokkens, ABC News reported.
We are talking about the world's oldest profession, that of prostitution.
In sections on employment patterns and private life, the topics include unskilled labor in the countryside, women as collective farm leaders and agricultural specialists, rural intelligentsia, marriages, the female face of the criminal world, women of the oldest profession, religion, triple-burden lifestyle, the special environment of the village life, and the protection of childhood and motherhood in the countryside.