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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An open avowal (true or false) of some belief or opinion.

Usage examples (25)
  • He steadfastly turns down requests to do interviews in English, professing not to be able to communicate well enough.
  • Then, and only then, will the United States have any credibility in professing a desire for democracy in the Middle East. wiley Says:
  • Vivian Grey at Oxford had belonged to that school which has been described as professing
  • Many so called professing Christians are arrogant and hypocritical and think they have it all together. for more
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