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semiprofessional

noun semi·pro·fes·sion·al \ ˌse-mē-prə-ˈfesh-nəl , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- , -ˈfe-shə-nᵊl \

Definition of semiprofessional

: one who engages in an activity (such as a sport) semiprofessionally

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First Known Use of semiprofessional

1861


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semiprofessional

adjective

Definition of semiprofessional

1 : engaging in an activity for pay or gain but not as a full-time occupation
2 : engaged in by semiprofessional players
  • semiprofessional baseball

semiprofessionally

adverb

Recent Examples of semiprofessional from the Web

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First Known Use of semiprofessional

1900


SEMIPROFESSIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

semiprofessional

adjective

Definition of semiprofessional for English Language Learners

  • : paid to participate in a sport or activity but not doing it as a full-time job

  • : involving semiprofessional athletes


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