profession noun

ADJ. chosen | legal, medical, teaching, etc.

VERB + PROFESSION practise In the 1930s he was forbidden to practise his profession. | enter, go into, join She entered the legal profession after university.

PREP. by ~ He was a consultant physician by profession. | in a/sb's/the ~ making an impact in her chosen profession

PHRASES a choice of profession She was shocked at her daughter's choice of profession. | the top of sb's profession He reached the top of his profession in very little time.