A builder by profession, he quickly became something of a Forrest Gump of budgetary doom.
Still, there are limits to the sharing in a profession where image can mean everything.
Every profession has to have a clearance where you go before a board.
“You quit a profession you loved for ethical reasons,” he says.
But choosing Wood would send the message that women can have kids and still reach the apex of their profession.
Raleigh—The Book was written by a man of your profession, Mr. Attorney.
If one intends to be good, one must take it up as a profession.
He was no priest now—he was shorn of the profession which had been his life.
Let me turn for a moment from the profession and the occupation to the calling.
Miss Sprague is a lady of rare ability and an honor to her profession.
c.1200, "vows taken upon entering a religious order," from Old French profession (12c.), from Latin professionem (nominative professio) "public declaration," from past participle stem of profiteri "declare openly" (see profess). Meaning "any solemn declaration" is from mid-14c. Meaning "occupation one professes to be skilled in" is from early 15c.; meaning "body of persons engaged in some occupation" is from 1610; as a euphemism for "prostitution" (e.g. oldest profession) it is recorded from 1888.