Nonprofessional Non`pro*fes"sion*al, a. 1. Not belonging to a profession. [1913 Webster]

2. Not done by, or proceeding from, professional men; contrary to professional usage; unprofessional. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nonprofessional — 1. adjective not professional; amateur 2. noun One who is not a professional; an amateur …   Wiktionary

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  • nonprofessional — non·professional …   English syllables

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