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Definitions of profess:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: verb

To own or acknowledge; to make open declaration of; to avow; to declare publicly one's skill or qualifications; to lay claim to.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make an open or public statement of, as one's belief, intentions, etc.; avow or acknowledge; to pretend; set up a claim of; to claim to be an authority in.

part of speech: verb transitive

To own freely: to declare in strong terms: to announce publicly one's skill in.

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