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un·pro·fes·sion·al

 (ŭn′prə-fĕsh′ə-nəl)
adj.
1.
a. Not in a profession.
b. Not a qualified member of a professional group.
2. Not conforming to the standards of a profession: unprofessional behavior.
3. Characteristic of an amateur; inexpert.

un′pro·fes′sion·al·ism n.
un′pro·fes′sion·al·ly adv.

unprofessional

(ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənəl)
adj
1. contrary to the accepted code of conduct of a profession
2. amateur
3. not belonging to or having the required qualifications for a profession
ˌunproˈfessionally adv

un•pro•fes•sion•al

(ˌʌn prəˈfɛʃ ə nl)

adj.
1. not professional; not pertaining to or characteristic of a profession.
2. at variance with professional standards or ethics: unprofessional conduct.
3. not belonging to a profession; nonprofessional.
4. not done with professional competence; amateurish.
n.
5. a person who is not a professional; nonprofessional; amateur.
[1800–10]
un`pro•fes′sion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unprofessional - not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a professionunprofessional - not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "described in unprofessional language so that high school students could understand it"; "was censured for unprofessional conduct"; "unprofessional repairs"
professional - characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "professional conduct"; "professional ethics"; "a thoroughly professional performance"

unprofessional

adjective
1. unethical, unfitting, improper, lax, negligent, unworthy, unseemly, unprincipled He was also fined $150 for unprofessional conduct.
2. amateurish, amateur, incompetent, inefficient, cowboy (informal), inexperienced, untrained, slapdash, slipshod, inexpert He rubbished his team for another unprofessional performance.
amateurish professional, expert, efficient, competent, experienced, skilful, adept

unprofessional

adjective
Lacking the required professional skill:
Translations
غَيْر بارِع، غَيْر إحْتِرافيغَيْر مِهَني، لا يليقُ بآداب المِهْنَه
neodbornýneprofesionální
uprofessionel
nem a szakmai szabályoknak megfelelőnem szakszerű
ófagmannlegurviîvaningslegur
nekvalifikuotasneprofesionalusnesiderinantis su profesine etika
amatniecisksneatbilstošs profesijas ētikaineprofesionāls
neprofesionálny
acemice yapılmışmeslek ahlâkına aykırı

unprofessional

[ˈʌnprəˈfeʃənl] ADJ [person, behaviour, attitude] → poco profesional
it was unprofessional of herfue poco profesional de su parte
unprofessional conductcomportamiento m contrario a la ética profesional

unprofessional

[ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənəl] adjpeu professionnel(le)
He was very unprofessional → Il était très peu professionnel.
She acted in an unprofessional way → Elle s'est comportée d'une manière peu professionnelle.
unprofessional conduct → manque m de professionnalisme

unprofessional

adjunprofessionell; work alsounfachmännisch, laienhaft, stümperhaft; conductberufswidrig

unprofessional

[ʌnprəˈfɛʃənl] adj unprofessional conductscorrettezza professionale

unprofessional

(anprəˈfeʃənl) adjective
1. (of a person's conduct) not according to the (usually moral) standards required in his profession. The doctor was dismissed from his post for unprofessional conduct.
2. (of a piece of work etc) not done with the skill of a trained person. This repair looks a bit unprofessional.
References in classic literature ?
In justification of the highly unprofessional sacrifice to mere curiosity which I thus made, permit me to remind anybody who may read these lines, that no living person (in England, at any rate) can claim to have had such an intimate connexion with the romance of the Indian Diamond as mine has been.
I made another unprofessional sacrifice to mere curiosity.
Pontellier had brought her sketching materials, which she sometimes dabbled with in an unprofessional way.
But quitting all these unprofessional attempts, let us glance at those pictures of leviathan purporting to be sober, scientific delineations, by those who know.
Shall I be taking a liberty, sir, if I give you an unprofessional word of warning?
But then,' said Traddles, 'our domestic arrangements are, to say the truth, quite unprofessional altogether, my dear Copperfield.
Standing by for a little, while they were at work, I observed that the odd looks they had cast at one another were repeated several times: with this difference now, that each of them seemed suspicious, not to say conscious, of having shown himself in a weak and unprofessional light to the other.
Dawson, now that his patient was safe, was less inclined than ever to submit to unprofessional interference, and the Count (I cannot imagine why) lost all the self-control which he had so judiciously preserved on former occasions, and taunted the doctor, over and over again, with his mistake about the fever when it changed to typhus.
SCOTT QUIGG has rejected claims he is unprofessional because he failed to make the weight for his defeat by WBO featherweight king Oscar Valdez.
Some of the questioning in the past I found it unprofessional.
We ascertained resident attitudes toward selected potentially unprofessional behaviors and compared these with PD attitudes.
A US warship of the US-British fleet, which was sailing through the traffic zone of the Strait of Hormuz, derailed from the international way and changed its course towards the IRGC Navy vessels present in the region at 10:20 to 11:00 of March 4 morning and it approached our vessels from a 550m distance in an unprofessional move with simultaneous warnings," Commander of the warship of the Zolfaqar 112 combat brigade of the IRGC Navy's first zone Admiral Mehdi Hashemi said.