professional person

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Noun1.professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professionsprofessional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
professional organisation, professional organization - an organization of and for professional people
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
careerist - a professional who is intent on furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity
craftsman - a professional whose work is consistently of high quality; "as an actor he was a consummate craftsman"
critic - a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
educator, pedagog, pedagogue - someone who educates young people
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
bibliothec, librarian - a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
practician, practitioner - someone who practices a learned profession
publisher - a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music
yuppie - a young upwardly mobile professional individual; a well-paid middle-class professional who works in a city and has a luxurious life style
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You don't remember me at present, which is natural enough in the unbalanced condition of your mind, consequent, you will understand (as a professional person yourself) on copious loss of blood.
Marrable secured the services of a respectable professional person to drill the young ladies and gentlemen, and to accept all the other responsibilities incidental to creating a dramatic world out of a domestic chaos.
several ladies and gentlemen--not exactly professional persons, but tradespeople, ma'am, tradespeople--have made the same remark.
Stine, who had coached former world number one Jim Courier during the mid-90s before also mentoring Sebastien Grosjean and Byron Black, described Anderson as the most focused, intense and professional person.
I am a very professional person and a career-oriented woman.
He's been the most professional person I've seen all season; he's been top quality from the start and every time he gives his all for the club.
Gatland said: "My thing to Sean is, if he can look himself in the mirror and say, 'I was the most professional person on tour, on and off the field, in New Zealand', in terms of the way he prepared himself, then I think his points would be more valid.
You need to understand you are a professional person in a sports team and the standards are different.
He is a serious professional person and he feels responsible for the club and the team.
Happily ever can sometimes be romantic happiness, but it can also be a feeling of contentment about your life as a professional person and as a mother," she told (http://tvline.
He appreciated for the appointment of a professional person as secretary Information and Broadcasting, as he said Imran Gardezi was well aware of the journalistic and cultural values.
Is has often been observed that one mark of the professional person is his pride in "belonging.

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