professionalise


professionalise
professional ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or belonging to a profession. 2) engaged in an activity as a paid occupation rather than as an amateur. 3) worthy of or appropriate to a professional person; competent.
NOUN 1) a professional person. 2) a person having impressive competence in a particular activity.
DERIVATIVES professionalize (also professionalise) verb professionally adverb.

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