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pro·fes·sion·al·ize

 (prə-fĕsh′ə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. pro·fes·sion·al·ized, pro·fes·sion·al·iz·ing, pro·fes·sion·al·iz·es
To make professional.

pro·fes′sion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

professionalize

(prəˈfɛʃənəˌlaɪz) or

professionalise

vb
(tr) to impose a professional structure or status on (something)
proˌfessionaliˈzation, proˌfessionaliˈsation n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.professionalize - become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
professionalise, professionalize - make professional or give a professional character to; "Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs"
2.professionalize - make professional or give a professional character to; "Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
professionalise, professionalize - become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
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