professing to be qualified; professional, rather than amateur.
having taken the vows of, or been received into, a religious order.
avowed or acknowledged by oneself
avowed or acknowledged
alleged or pretended
professing to be qualified as: a professed philosopher
having taken vows of a religious order
noun 1. Often, profits. pecuniary gain resulting from the employment of capital in any transaction. Compare gross profit, net profit. the ratio of such pecuniary gain to the amount of capital invested. returns, proceeds, or revenue, as from property or investments. 2. the monetary surplus left to a producer or employer after deducting wages, rent, […]
noun 1. advancement in rank or position. 2. furtherance or encouragement. 3. the act of promoting. 4. the state of being promoted. 5. something devised to publicize or advertise a product, cause, institution, etc., as a brochure, free sample, poster, television or radio commercial, or personal appearance. 6. Also called queening. Chess. the replacement of […]
[self-pruh-noun-sing] /ˈsɛlf prəˈnaʊn sɪŋ/ adjective 1. having the pronunciation indicated, especially by diacritical marks added on original spellings rather than by phonetic symbols: a self-pronouncing dictionary. self-pronouncing adjective 1. (in a phonetic transcription) of, relating to, or denoting a word that, except for additional diacritic marks of stress, may keep the letters of its ordinary […]
verb (used with object), propagated, propagating. 1. to cause (an organism) to multiply by any process of natural reproduction from the parent stock. 2. to reproduce (itself, its kind, etc.), as an organism does. 3. to transmit (hereditary features or elements) to, or through, offspring. 4. to spread (a report, doctrine, practice, etc.) from person […]