professionally


professionally
pro|fes|sion|al|ly [ prə`feʃənli ] adverb
▸ 1 with qualifications
▸ 2 as if by a professional
▸ 3 skillfully
▸ 4 in way to do with work
▸ 5 as job, not for enjoyment
1. ) with the formal qualifications necessary for a particular profession:
professionally trained/qualified/certified: a professionally certified accountant
2. ) showing the type of behavior and skills that someone with a professional job is expected to have:
She hasn't behaved very professionally, has she?
3. ) in a skillful way:
The whole job was handled very professionally.
4. ) in a way that is connected with your work or career:
Without Nina's help I wouldn't be where I am today professionally.
5. ) as a job rather than for enjoyment:
She has been acting professionally since she was 17.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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