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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
professional /professional/
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) nghề, (thuộc) nghề nghiệp
      • professional skill: tay nghề
    • chuyên nghiệp
      • professional politician: nhà chính trị chuyên nghiệp
      • professional boxer: võ sĩ quyền anh chuyên nghiệp
  • danh từ
    • người chuyên nghiệp
    • (thể dục,thể thao) đấu thủ nhà nghề
Concise Dictionary
+a person engaged in one of the learned professions
+an athlete who plays for pay
+an authority qualified to teach apprentices
+engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood
+of or relating to or suitable as a profession
+characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession
+of or relating to a profession
+engaged in by members of a profession

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 trained, educated, practised, veteran, experienced, seasoned, able, skilled, skilful, gifted, talented, qualified, knowledgeable, licensed, official, expert, masterful, masterly, master, efficient, adept, proficient, competent, polished, finished:
He is a professional ambulance driver who has to work as a plumber to make ends meet
2 excellent, proficient, efficient, skilful, masterly, thorough, prompt, conscientious, authoritative, businesslike:
She did a very professional job of repairing my car.
3 master, expert, maestro, virtuoso, past master or mistress, specialist, authority, Colloq wizard, pro, whiz or whizz, US maven or mavin, Brit dab hand:
You can always tell when the work has been done by a professional.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 [only before noun] connected with a job that needs special training or skill, especially one that needs a high level of education: professional qualifications / skills + professional standards / practice + an opportunity for professional development + If it's a legal matter you need to seek professional advice. + You must not let your personal reactions interfere with your professional judgement.
2 (of people) having a job which needs special training and a high level of education: Most of the people on the course were professional women.
3 showing that sb is well trained and extremely skilled: He dealt with the problem in a highly professional way. + Many of the performers were very professional.
Antonym: AMATEUR
4 suitable or appropriate for sb working in a particular profession: professional conduct / misconduct
5 doing sth as a paid job rather than as a hobby: a professional golfer + After he won the amateur championship he turned professional.
Antonym: AMATEUR
6 (of sport) done as a paid job rather than as a hobby: the world of professional football
Antonym: AMATEUR
+ noun
1 a person who does a job that needs special training and a high level of education: the terms that doctors and other health professionals use + You need a professional to sort out your finances.
2 (also informal pro) a person who does a sport or other activity as a paid job rather than as a hobby: a top golf professional
Antonym: AMATEUR
3 (also informal pro) a person who has a lot of skill and experience: This was clearly a job for a real professional.
Antonym: AMATEUR
Collocation Dictionary


committed, dedicated, experienced | real, true
This is the work of a real professional.
| leading, senior, top
a top golf professional
| independent
The survey should be performed by an independent professional.
| fellow
an actor revered by his fellow professionals
| computer, health (care), medical | golf, tennis, etc.

More information about PROFESSIONAL


be, practise as ~
to practise as a consulting engineer

act as ~
She is acting as architect on this project.

have ~
The group does not have an internal auditor.

need ~
We need an engineer to design us something better.

find ~
It pays to find a good accountant.

appoint, appoint sb (as), engage, get, instruct ~
Appoint a solictor to act on your behalf.

consult (with), get/take advice from, go to, see, speak to, talk to ~
I demand to speak to my lawyer!

an advocate, barrister, lawyer, solicitor

acts for/defends/represents sb
an in-house lawyer acting for a major company

advise sb/sth ~
His accountant has advised him to close down his business.


1 connected with a job




purely, strictly
He insisted that his relationship with the duchess was purely professional.

2 extremely skilled


be, look
Their designs look very professional.


extremely, highly, really, truly, very
He dealt with the problem in a highly professional way.
| thoroughly | increasingly | almost | quite, rather

3 done as a paid job, not a hobby


be | become, turn


He wants to turn fully professional.

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