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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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