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amateur

adjective inept, unaccomplished, unadroit, undextrous, unfit, ungifted, unskilled, untalented

amateur

noun apprentice, aspirant, beginner, entrant, fledging, freshman, inexperienced person, layman, neophyte, novice
See also: inexperienced, layman, neophyte, novice, unprofessional
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Manley, who won his first merit title at the Duncan Putter in March and came second at last weekend's St Andrews Trophy over the Old Course, hopes home advantage in South Wales will help him qualify for the matchplay stages of Europe's leading amatuer event for the first time.
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These included features associated with central city black neighborhoods, such as swift racial transition and home purchase, through contract deeds, as well as practices typical of unplanned blue-collar subdivisions such as owner-building, extended construction, and amatuer financing.
It had that sort of amatuer's enthusiasm about it, too, though what Wilson was presenting, ultimately, was not a cozy compartment of the past but a new version of his world, in which suffering and weakness have no redeemer after all.
The Amatuer Photographer published a large number of serious articles on radiography in the first ten years after Rontgen's discovery.
Slowly this amatuer has been able to put together an effi-cient team and begin to fulfill many of his seemingly impossi-ble promises.
At the amatuer presentation, Jordan Dunn was named Player of the Year, Kyle Richardson picked up Players' Player of the Year and Jamie Moir lifted the top goalscorer award.
"It has nothing to do with Colm whatsoever, it happens Cooper w that tht he is the first one but the ethos of the association is that we are an amatuer organisation, we don't reward our players financially.
Comparing teams and individuals from different eras is a notoriously difficult thing to do, as legislation and tactical approaches change, while rugby union's shift from being an amatuer to a professional sport 20 years' ago created an entirely new landscape.
"These included wins in York, Blackpool and the Scottish National in Glasgow while competing at many swimming galas for Morpeth Amatuer Swimming Club and athletic events for Morpeth Harriers.
Major Richard Carney MBE, General Manager, AMATUER SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR Joe Fraser AFTER battling injury and growth issues, Joe Fraser was selected as the youngest member of the GB European Team at the at the T European Championships in Bulgaria this year.