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  • 1 false profession — index hypocrisy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 profession — ► NOUN 1) a paid occupation, especially one involving training and a formal qualification. 2) (treated as sing. or pl. ) a body of people engaged in a profession. 3) an open but typically false claim. 4) a declaration of belief in a religion. ●… …

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  • 3 profession — professionless, n. /preuh fesh euhn/, n. 1. a vocation requiring knowledge of some department of learning or science: the profession of teaching. Cf. learned profession. 2. any vocation or business. 3. the body of persons engaged in an occupation …

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  • 4 False Mirrors — infobox Book | name = False Mirrors title orig = Фальшивые зеркала translator = image caption = Russian edition cover author = Sergei Lukyanenko cover artist = country = Russia language = Russian series = The Labyrinth trilogy genre = Cyberpunk… …

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  • 5 profession — noun 1》 a paid occupation, especially one involving training and a formal qualification.     ↘[treated as sing. or plural] a body of people engaged in a profession. 2》 an open but typically false claim: a profession of allegiance. 3》 a… …

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  • 6 profession — /prəˈfɛʃən / (say pruh feshuhn) noun 1. a vocation requiring knowledge of some department of learning or science, especially one of the three vocations of theology, law, and medicine (formerly known specifically as the professions or the learned… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 7 Fifth Profession — The Fifth Profession is a 1990 novel by David Morrell. It features the characters Savage and Akira, executive protectors no mere bodyguard [s] but... state of the art defender [s] , an occupation also known as the fifth profession .Savage and… …

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  • 8 legal profession — Introduction       vocation that is based on expertise in the law and in its applications. Although there are other ways of defining the profession, this simple definition may be best, despite the fact that in some countries there are several… …

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  • 9 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag — Infobox short story | name = The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag title orig = translator = author = Robert A. Heinlein country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction short story published in = Unknown Worlds,… …

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  • 10 pretense — pretenseful, adj. pretenseless, adj. /pri tens , pree tens/, n. 1. pretending or feigning; make believe: My sleepiness was all pretense. 2. a false show of something: a pretense of friendship. 3. a piece of make believe. 4. the act of pretending… …

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  • 11 hypocrisy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. deceit, dissembling, pretense, falsity, insincerity; sanctimony, cant, Phariseeism. See falsehood, impiety. Ant., honesty, sincerity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. quackery, casuistry, pharisaism,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 pretense — pre•tense [[t]prɪˈtɛns, ˈpri tɛns[/t]] n. 1) a false show of something; semblance: a pretense of friendship[/ex] 2) a pretending or feigning; make believe: My sleepiness was all pretense[/ex] 3) the act of pretending or alleging falsely 4) an… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 hypocrisy — n 1. false goodness, pietism, sanctimony, sanctimoniousness, Tartuffery, pharisaism, Relig. formalism; cant, lip service, mouth honor; sophistry, speciousness; false profession, pretense, pretext; pretension, pretending, faking, feigning,… …

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  • 14 simulation — mid 14c., a false show, false profession, from O.Fr. simulation, from L. simulationem (nom. simulatio) an imitating, feigning, noun of action from simulare imitate, from stem of similis like (see SIMILAR (Cf. similar)) …

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  • 15 pretence — noun 1. /prəˈtɛns / (say pruh tens) pretending or feigning; make believe: my sleepiness was all pretence. 2. /prəˈtɛns / (say pruh tens) a false show of something: a pretence of friendship. 3. /prəˈtɛns / (say pruh tens) a piece of make believe.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 Misprofess — Mis pro*fess , v. i. To make a false profession; to make pretensions to skill which is not possessed. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Misprofess — Mis pro*fess , v. t. To make a false profession of. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 hypocrisy — I noun artfulness, charlatanism, charlatanry, deceit, deceitfulness, deception, dishonesty, dissembling, dissimulatio, double dealing, duplicity, false profession, falsification, fraud, fraudulence, fraus, front, guile, hollow pretense, imposture …

    Law dictionary

  • 19 hypocrisy — n. 1. Pharisaism, formalism, sanctimoniousness, cant, pietism, assumed piety. 2. Dissimulation, deceit, deception, imposture, pretence, false profession …

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  • 20 hypocrisy — hy•poc•ri•sy [[t]hɪˈpɒk rə si[/t]] n. pl. sies 1) the false profession of desirable or publicly approved qualities, beliefs, or feelings, esp. a pretense of having virtues, moral principles, or religious beliefs that one does not really possess… …

    From formal English to slang