Wordlist: Professions - List 3

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engineer
 
a person who, given a practical scientific problem involving the physical world and a specific set of goals and constraints, finds a technical solution to the problem that satisfies those goals within those constraints
 
electrician
 
a tradesman who installs and repairs electrical wiring and equipment
 
plumber
 
one who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas or drainage
 
hairdresser
 
a person who cuts or styles hair as a profession
 
pilot
 
a person who is in charge of the controls of an aircraft
 
architect
 
a professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction
 
model
 
a person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing
 
photographer
 
one who takes photographs professionally
 
carpenter
 
a person skilled at woodwork
 
accountant
 
one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the (often financial) records of another person
 
civil servant
 
a person employed in the civil service; a government employee
 
designer
 
a person who designs, for example new clothes, as a profession
 
cleaner
 
a person whose occupation is to clean floors, windows and other things
 
housewife
 
the female head of a household who stays at home and cares for the kids
 
house husband
 
a man who remains in the homestead as a housekeeper, as opposed to a housewife
 
 
  • engineer
    • engineer, engineers['ɛn.dʒinɪɹ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who, given a practical scientific problem involving the physical world and a specific set of goals and constraints, finds a technical solution to the problem that satisfies those goals within those constraints
    • Example:
      • The company is hiring engineers.
  • electrician
    • electrician, electricians[ɪˈlɛktɹɪtɪʃ.ən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tradesman who installs and repairs electrical wiring and equipment
    • Example:
      • He's employed in the repair of existing electrical infrastructure.
  • plumber
    • plumber, plumbers[ˈplʌmə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas or drainage
    • Example:
      • Several plumbers are working at the construction site.
  • hairdresser
    • hairdresser, hairdressers['heədrɛsə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who cuts or styles hair as a profession
    • Example:
      • I think I need to go to a hairdresser again.
      • Synonym(s):
        hairstylist, barber
  • pilot
    • pilot, pilots[ˈpʌɪlət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who is in charge of the controls of an aircraft
    • Example:
      • The pilot welcomed the passengers.
  • architect
    • architect, architects[ˈɑːkɪtɛkt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction
    • Example:
      • Who was the architect that designed this building?
  • model
    • model, models[ˈmɒdl̩](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing
    • Example:
      • The beautiful model had her face on the cover of almost every fashion magazine imaginable.
  • photographer
    • photographer, photographers[fəˈtogrəfə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who takes photographs professionally
    • Example:
      • Do you know a skilled photographer?
  • carpenter
    • carpenter, carpenters['kɑ:(ɹ).pən.tə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person skilled at woodwork
    • Example:
      • The carpenter designed a beautiful table for the couple.
  • accountant
    • accountant, accountants[əˈkaʊntənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the (often financial) records of another person
    • Example:
      • We should hire an accountant.
    • civil servant, civil servants(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person employed in the civil service; a government employee
    • Example:
      • Police officers are usually civil servants.
  • designer
    • designer, designers['disaɪnə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who designs, for example new clothes, as a profession
    • Example:
      • He's a fashion designer.
  • cleaner
    • cleaner, cleaners[ˈkliː.nɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person whose occupation is to clean floors, windows and other things
    • Example:
      • I think we should hire a cleaner for our place.
  • housewife
    • housewife, housewives[ˈhaʊs.waɪf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the female head of a household who stays at home and cares for the kids
    • Example:
      • After giving birth to her child she became a housewife.
  • house husband
    • house husband, house husbands(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a man who remains in the homestead as a housekeeper, as opposed to a housewife
    • Example:
      • House husbands are quite uncommon in some countries!
 

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electrician
plumber
hairdresser
pilot
architect
model
photographer
carpenter
accountant
designer
cleaner
housewife
 
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        architect
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        cleaner
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        model
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        housewife
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        accountant
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        engineer
        a person who, given a practical scientific problem involving the physical world and a specific set of goals and constraints, finds a technical solution to the problem that satisfies those goals within those constraints
        accountant
        one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the (often financial) records of another person
        housewife
        the female head of a household who stays at home and cares for the kids
        pilot
        a person who is in charge of the controls of an aircraft
        plumber
        one who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas or drainage
        hairdresser
        a person who cuts or styles hair as a profession
        photographer
        one who takes photographs professionally
        architect
        a professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction
        civil servant
        a person employed in the civil service; a government employee
        designer
        a person who designs, for example new clothes, as a profession
        house husband
        a man who remains in the homestead as a housekeeper, as opposed to a housewife
        cleaner
        a person whose occupation is to clean floors, windows and other things
        model
        a person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing
        electrician
        a tradesman who installs and repairs electrical wiring and equipment
        carpenter
        a person skilled at woodwork
         
         
         

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        housewife
        the female head of a household who stays at home and cares for the kids
        plumber
        one who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas or drainage
        designer
        a person who designs, for example new clothes, as a profession
        carpenter
        a person skilled at woodwork
        engineer
        a person who, given a practical scientific problem involving the physical world and a specific set of goals and constraints, finds a technical solution to the problem that satisfies those goals within those constraints
        architect
        a professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction
        accountant
        one whose profession includes organising, maintaining and auditing the (often financial) records of another person
        cleaner
        a person whose occupation is to clean floors, windows and other things
        house husband
        a man who remains in the homestead as a housekeeper, as opposed to a housewife
        electrician
        a tradesman who installs and repairs electrical wiring and equipment
        pilot
        a person who is in charge of the controls of an aircraft
        photographer
        one who takes photographs professionally
        model
        a person who serves as a subject for artwork or fashion, usually in the medium of photography but also for painting or drawing
        hairdresser
        a person who cuts or styles hair as a profession
         
         
         
         

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