professionalize

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verb pro·fes·sion·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of professionalize

professionalized

professionalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a professional character to

professionalization

play \-ˌfesh-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌfe-shə-nə-lə-\ noun

Examples of professionalize in a sentence

  1. The country is professionalizing the military.

1856

First Known Use of professionalize

1856


PROFESSIONALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

professionalize

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verb pro·fes·sion·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of professionalize for English Language Learners

  • : to make (an activity) into a job that requires special education, training, or skill


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