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Definition of professionally adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//prəˈfɛʃənl̩i//
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  1. 1in a way that is connected with a person's job or training You need a complete change, both professionally and personally. Professionally qualified staff will give you the advice you need.
  2. 2in a way that shows skill and experience The product has been marketed very professionally.
  3. 3by a person who has the right skills and qualifications The burglar alarm should be professionally installed.
  4. 4as a paid job, not as a hobby After the injury, he never played professionally again.
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