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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The independent variable of greatest theoretical interest is Profess, the level of professionalism of an incumbent's legislature.
Yet he specified that if his daughter failed to profess (presumably after her novitiate), the money had to be returned to him.
People who genuinely profess the noblest of motives can do things which later generations see as disastrously wrong, simply because they fail to see flaws in their own characters and attitudes.
To be sure, Harvard's Zaleznik doesn't profess that his psychological perspective is a unifying theory, as many factors are involved in the recent downfall of so many titans of the 1980s.
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Neither can force nor influence a person to go to or to remain away from church against his will or force him to profess a belief or disbelief in any religion.
Business people who are active church leaders cannot identify ways that their faith is a resource for their work lives, and pastors, who profess admiration of congregants who are business leaders, describe corporate America as a hotbed of greed and corruption.
Any who would profess to understand modern Islam and Baghdad must understand the city's heyday during the 8th and 9th centuries: and this is the place to do it.