learned profession


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Noun1.learned profession - one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles
profession - an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
practice of law, law - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
theology - the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary); "he studied theology at Oxford"
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Will not the man of the learned profession, who will feel a neutrality to the rivalships between the different branches of industry, be likely to prove an impartial arbiter between them, ready to promote either, so far as it shall appear to him conducive to the general interests of the society?
With regard to the learned professions, little need be observed; they truly form no distinct interest in society, and according to their situation and talents, will be indiscriminately the objects of the confidence and choice of each other, and of other parts of the community.
The learned profession of the law was certainly not behind any other learned profession in its Bacchanalian propensities; neither was Mr.
But that's not work, like the work of a peasant or a learned profession.
I have been credibly informed, and am inclined to believe, that the various boards of directors of railway companies, those gigantic jobbers and bribers, while quarrelling about everything else, agreed together some ten years back to buy up the learned profession of medicine, body and soul.
The room was one of a very homely description, and was apparently under the especial patronage of stage-coachmen; for several gentleman, who had all the appearance of belonging to that learned profession, were drinking and smoking in the different boxes.
These lads are to be sent to Cambridge and educated for the learned professions.
Here are members of the learned professions, whom Providence endowed with special gifts for the plough, the forge, and the wheelbarrow, or for the routine of unintellectual business.
Why should an auctioneer and appraiser thirty years ago, who had as good as forgotten his free-school Latin, be expected to manifest a delicate scrupulosity which is not always exhibited by gentlemen of the learned professions, even in our present advanced stage of morality?
Look at the successful men in any of the learned professions.
The MSc] keeps optometrists abreast of what's current and just stimulates an academic approach to life and considers optometry as a learned profession rather than a professional trade.
Modular Education Centre for Vocational Orientation in auxiliary areas, target group: people with no teaching qualification or persons who can no longer practice the learned profession or longer no longer have exerted content: Competence-based vocational guidance, perspective planning, activation, internships;Objectives: Realistic career choice, taking into account the regional labor market, training plan, taking up work.