Wordlist: Professions - List 2

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mechanic
 
a skilled worker capable of building or repairing machinery
 
butcher
 
a person who prepares and sells meat (and sometimes also slaughters the animals)
 
baker
 
a person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items
 
waiter
 
a male attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe or similar
 
waitress
 
a female attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe, or similar
 
secretary
 
a person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work
 
manager
 
a person whose job is to manage and organise something, such as a business, a restaurant or a sports team
 
journalist
 
one whose occupation is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press, but also a reporter who professionally reports on news and current events
 
reporter
 
a journalist who investigates, edits and reports news stories for newspapers, radio and television
 
writer
 
a person who writes or produces literary work
 
professor
 
a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university
 
artist
 
a person who creates art as an occupation
 
musician
 
a person who performs or writes music
 
chef
 
the head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family
 
tradesman
 
a skilled manual worker
 
lawyer
 
a professional person qualified and authorised to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and give legal advice
 
vet
 
a medical doctor who treats non-human animals
 
 
  • mechanic
    • mechanic, mechanics[mĕ'kăniks](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a skilled worker capable of building or repairing machinery
    • Example:
      • You'll probably need to go to a mechanic to get that fixed.
  • butcher
    • butcher, butchers[ˈbʊtʃ.ə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who prepares and sells meat (and sometimes also slaughters the animals)
    • Example:
      • The profession of a butcher didn't seem appealing to her.
  • baker
    • baker, bakers['beɪkə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items
    • Example:
      • Bakers usually get up very early in the morning.
  • waiter
    • waiter, waiters['weɪtə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a male attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe or similar
    • Example:
      • Waiter! There's a fly in my soup.
  • waitress
    • waitress, waitresses['weɪtrɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe, or similar
    • Example:
      • During her studies she worked as a waitress.
  • secretary
    • secretary, secretaries[ˈsɛk.ɹə.tɹi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work
    • Example:
      • The secretary is taking notes during the meeting.
  • manager
    • manager, managers['mæn.ə.dʒə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person whose job is to manage and organise something, such as a business, a restaurant or a sports team
    • Example:
      • I'm a bank manager.
      • Synonym(s):
        administrator, supervisor
  • journalist
    • journalist, journalists[ˈdʒəːnəlɪst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one whose occupation is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press, but also a reporter who professionally reports on news and current events
    • Example:
      • The company didn't want to employ him as a journalist.
  • reporter
    • reporter, reporters[ɻiːˈpɔː(r)tə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a journalist who investigates, edits and reports news stories for newspapers, radio and television
    • Example:
      • The reporter interviewed the actor.
  • writer
    • writer, writers[ɹaɪtə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who writes or produces literary work
    • Example:
      • Her favourite writer has just published a new book.
      • Synonym(s):
        author
  • professor
    • professor, professors[pɹəˈfɛsə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university
    • Example:
      • He seeks employment as a professor of physics.
      • Synonym(s):
        prof
  • artist
    • artist, artists[ˈɑːtɪst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who creates art as an occupation
    • Example:
      • The sculpture was made by a very skillful artist.
  • musician
    • musician, musicians[mjuˈzɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who performs or writes music
    • Example:
      • She met a musician at the concert and immediately fell in love.
  • chef
    • chef, chefs[ʃɛf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family
    • Example:
      • Her food tastes delicious, she's a great chef.
      • Synonym(s):
        cook
  • tradesman
    • tradesman, tradesmen['tɹeɪdsmæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a skilled manual worker
    • Example:
      • A carpenter is a tradesman.
  • lawyer
    • lawyer, lawyers['lɔɪə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a professional person qualified and authorised to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and give legal advice
    • Example:
      • The lawyer looked very resolute.
      • Synonym(s):
        advocate, attorney
  • vet
    • vet, vets['vɛt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a medical doctor who treats non-human animals
    • Example:
      • Let's take the dog to the vet!
      • Synonym(s):
        veterinarian
 

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Games and Quiz : Have Fun With Vocabulary

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mechanic
butcher
baker
waiter
waitress
secretary
manager
journalist
reporter
writer
professor
artist
musician
chef
tradesman
lawyer
vet
 
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        butcher
        butcher
        baker
        baker
        lawyer
        lawyer
        manager
        manager
        chef
        chef
        waitress
        waitress
        artist
        artist
        vet
        vet
        journalist
        journalist
        musician
        musician
        writer
        writer
        professor
        professor
        mechanic
        mechanic
        secretary
        secretary
        reporter
        reporter
         
         
         

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        waiter
        a male attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe or similar
        writer
        a person who writes or produces literary work
        lawyer
        a professional person qualified and authorised to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and give legal advice
        baker
        a person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items
        tradesman
        a skilled manual worker
        professor
        a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university
        secretary
        a person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work
        journalist
        one whose occupation is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press, but also a reporter who professionally reports on news and current events
        mechanic
        a skilled worker capable of building or repairing machinery
        artist
        a person who creates art as an occupation
        reporter
        a journalist who investigates, edits and reports news stories for newspapers, radio and television
        chef
        the head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family
        vet
        a medical doctor who treats non-human animals
        butcher
        a person who prepares and sells meat (and sometimes also slaughters the animals)
        waitress
        a female attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe, or similar
         
         
         

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        butcher
        a person who prepares and sells meat (and sometimes also slaughters the animals)
        writer
        a person who writes or produces literary work
        chef
        the head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family
        lawyer
        a professional person qualified and authorised to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and give legal advice
        secretary
        a person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work
        tradesman
        a skilled manual worker
        mechanic
        a skilled worker capable of building or repairing machinery
        musician
        a person who performs or writes music
        journalist
        one whose occupation is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press, but also a reporter who professionally reports on news and current events
        waitress
        a female attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe, or similar
        reporter
        a journalist who investigates, edits and reports news stories for newspapers, radio and television
        professor
        a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university
        vet
        a medical doctor who treats non-human animals
        waiter
        a male attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe or similar
        baker
        a person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items
         
         
         
         

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