Wordlist: Professions - List 1

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profession
 
an occupation in which one has a professed expertise in a particular area; a job, especially one requiring a high level of skill or training
 
occupation
 
an activity or task with which one occupies oneself, usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid
 
assistant
 
a person who assists or helps someone else
 
headmaster
 
a male school principal; the head of school
 
headmistress
 
a female school principal
 
teacher
 
a person who teaches students, especially one employed in a school
 
clerk
 
one who occupationally works with records, accounts, letters, etc.; an office worker
 
shop assistant
 
an employee in a shop who usually sells something
 
actor
 
a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
 
actress
 
a female who performs in a theatrical play or film
 
doctor
 
a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal sick people
 
nurse
 
a person trained to provide care for sick people
 
policeman
 
a member of a police force, especially one who is male
 
policewoman
 
a female police officer
 
fireman
 
a person who is skilled in the work of fighting fire
 
firewoman
 
a female firefighter
 
 
    • profession, professions[pɹəˈfɛʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an occupation in which one has a professed expertise in a particular area; a job, especially one requiring a high level of skill or training
    • Example:
      • My father was a carpenter by profession.
    • occupation, occupations[ɑkjupe(ɪ)ʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an activity or task with which one occupies oneself, usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid
    • Example:
      • What's your occupation?
  • assistant
    • assistant, assistants[əˈsistənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who assists or helps someone else
    • Example:
      • She enjoys being her boss's assistant.
  • headmaster
    • headmaster, headmasters['hɛdˈmɑːstə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a male school principal; the head of school
    • Example:
      • He has started to work as a headmaster 5 years ago.
    • headmistress, headmistresses['hɛdˈmɪstrɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female school principal
    • Example:
      • It's the first time that the school has a headmistress.
  • teacher
    • teacher, teachers['tiːtʃə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who teaches students, especially one employed in a school
    • Example:
      • The art teacher is my favourite.
  • clerk
    • clerk, clerks[klaːk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who occupationally works with records, accounts, letters, etc.; an office worker
    • Example:
      • He's been working as a clerk for 2 years now.
  • shop assistant
    • shop assistant, shop assistants(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an employee in a shop who usually sells something
    • Example:
      • Let's ask the shop assistant for help!
  • actor
    • actor, actors['æktə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
    • Example:
      • Johnny Depp is her favourite actor.
  • actress
    • actress, actresses[ˈaktɹəs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female who performs in a theatrical play or film
    • Example:
      • The dreadful scenes in which I had been an actress advanced the period of my labour.
  • doctor
    • doctor, doctors[ˈdɒk.tə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal sick people
    • Example:
      • If you still feel unwell tomorrow, go see your doctor.
      • Synonym(s):
        physician, general practitioner, GP
  • nurse
    • nurse, nurses[nɜːs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person trained to provide care for sick people
    • Example:
      • They hired a nurse to care for their young boy.
  • policeman
    • policeman, policemen[pəˈliːsmæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a member of a police force, especially one who is male
    • Example:
      • Slow down, there's a policeman!
      • Synonym(s):
        police officer
  • policewoman
    • policewoman, policewomen[pəˈliːsˈwʊmən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female police officer
    • Example:
      • There are more policemen than policewomen.
  • fireman
    • fireman, firemen['faɪə(ɹ)mæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who is skilled in the work of fighting fire
    • Example:
      • He loved to work as a fireman.
      • Synonym(s):
        firefighter
  • firewoman
    • firewoman, firewomen['faɪə(ɹ)ˈwʊmən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female firefighter
    • Example:
      • She wants to become a firewoman.
 

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profession
occupation
assistant
headmaster
headmistress
teacher
clerk
actor
actress
doctor
nurse
policeman
policewoman
fireman
firewoman
 
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        occupation
        an activity or task with which one occupies oneself, usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid
        doctor
        a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal sick people
        actor
        a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
        shop assistant
        an employee in a shop who usually sells something
        headmaster
        a male school principal; the head of school
        policeman
        a member of a police force, especially one who is male
        teacher
        a person who teaches students, especially one employed in a school
        firewoman
        a female firefighter
        policewoman
        a female police officer
        actress
        a female who performs in a theatrical play or film
        headmistress
        a female school principal
        fireman
        a person who is skilled in the work of fighting fire
        assistant
        a person who assists or helps someone else
        profession
        an occupation in which one has a professed expertise in a particular area; a job, especially one requiring a high level of skill or training
        nurse
        a person trained to provide care for sick people
         
         
         

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        clerk
        one who occupationally works with records, accounts, letters, etc.; an office worker
        policewoman
        a female police officer
        doctor
        a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal sick people
        shop assistant
        an employee in a shop who usually sells something
        policeman
        a member of a police force, especially one who is male
        nurse
        a person trained to provide care for sick people
        teacher
        a person who teaches students, especially one employed in a school
        headmaster
        a male school principal; the head of school
        actor
        a person who performs in a theatrical play or film
        firewoman
        a female firefighter
        actress
        a female who performs in a theatrical play or film
        assistant
        a person who assists or helps someone else
         
         
         
         

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