[ uhn-pruh-fesh-uh-nl ]
/ ˌʌn prəˈfɛʃ ə nl /
not professional; not pertaining to or characteristic of a profession.
at variance with or contrary to professional standards or ethics; not befitting members of a profession, as language, behavior, or conduct.
not belonging to a profession; nonprofessional.
not done with professional competence, as a play staged or an opera performed by amateurs; amateurish.
Sports. nonprofessional(def 2).
a person who is not a professional; amateur.
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Related formsun·pro·fes·sion·al·ism, nounun·pro·fes·sion·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unprofessionalism
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British Dictionary definitions for unprofessionalism
/ (ˌʌnprəˈfɛʃənəl) /
contrary to the accepted code of conduct of a profession
not belonging to or having the required qualifications for a profession
Derived Formsunprofessionally, adverb
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