professional association


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professional association

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a body of persons engaged in the same profession, formed usually to control entry into the profession, maintain standards, and represent the profession in discussions with other bodies
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Noun1.professional association - an association of practitioners of a given profession
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
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Here are associations whose ties go over and under and through it, a meeting of merchants, a military corps, a college class, a fire-club, a professional association, a political, a religious convention;--the persons seem to draw inseparably near; yet, that assembly once dispersed, its members will not in the year meet again.
Although Loeber Motors consistently provides lease and financing deals to all its customers through monthly incentives and its current Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz sales event, professional association offers are uniquely written for individuals in particular professions.
Grachek: One of College Chairman Larry Slatky's goals is closer collaboration with the trade and professional associations in long-term care.
Most of the professional associations have no tools in their acts to manage this kind of practice.
Shelley Bird: Besides being the flag bearers for integrity, my vision for IABC is as the leading professional association, and the advocate for the power of communication to drive business/ organizational value and the support of communication professionals throughout their entire career--again, the "must belong" association for our industry.
BIRSBANE, AUSTRALIA -- The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists has joined an agreement with professional associations in Australia.
For this reason, several prominent corporate real estate industry leaders and professional associations have come together to form OSCRE, the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate.
AMDA is the professional association of medical directors and physicians practicing in the long term care continuum, dedicated to excellence in patient care by providing education, advocacy, information and professional development
Take advantage of all the resources your professional association has to offer you.
The Glendale Hispanic Business and Professional Association will be working throughout the 2000-01 school year to improve the success of Latino students in Glendale schools.
Of external recognition, the most important is that of the organization's managers, for it is through them that the most obvious benefits--status and compensation--are most immediately and directly conferred, but respect from others in the organization, whether other staff or patrons, and from a professional association, is also important.
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the nationally recognized professional association more than 40,000 occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.

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