profession of faith

  • 1 profession of faith — index principle (axiom) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 profession of faith —    This term (from the Latin professio, meaning a public declaration ) refers to a summary statement ofChristian belief that is recited at Mass and other ceremonies.    See creed. (See CCC 187) …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 3 Profession — Pro*fes sion, n. [F., fr. L. professio. See {Profess}, v.] 1. The act of professing or claiming; open declaration; public avowal or acknowledgment; as, professions of friendship; a profession of faith. [1913 Webster] A solemn vow, promise, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Profession (religious) — For Profession of faith (public avowal of faith according to a traditional formula), see Creed. The term religious profession is defined in the 1983 Code of Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church in relation to members of religious institutes as… …

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  • 5 Profession of the supreme pontiff (Council of Basel) — The Council at Basel decreed, in its 23rd session (26 March 1436) that anyone elected Pope should make, as a condition for his election to be valid, the profession of the supreme pontiff , a formula declaring recognition of the Council as a… …

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  • 6 profession — pro|fes|sion [ prə feʃn ] noun count *** 1. ) a job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status: the medical/legal/nursing/teaching profession in a profession: People in my profession have a duty… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 profession */*/*/ — UK [prəˈfeʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms profession : singular profession plural professions 1) a) a job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status the medical/legal/nursing/teaching… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 profession — pro|fes|sion W3S3 [prəˈfeʃən] n 1.) a job that needs a high level of education and training the legal/medical/teaching etc profession ▪ members of the teaching profession enter/go into/join a profession ▪ Some students enter other professions… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 profession — A vocation or occupation requiring special, usually advanced, education, knowledge, and skill; e.g. law or medical professions. Also refers to whole body of such profession. The labor and skill involved in a profession is predominantly mental or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 Faith — is a belief in the trustworthiness of an idea. Formal usage of the word faith is usually reserved for concepts of religion, as in theology, where it almost universally refers to a trusting belief in a transcendent reality, or else in a Supreme… …

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  • 11 profession — I (declaration) noun affirmation, announcement, assertion, assurance, attestation, averment, avowal, claim, confession, declaration of faith, disclosure, enunciation, notification, oath, pledge, presentation, professio, pronouncement,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 profession — [prō fesh′ən, prəfesh′ən] n. [OFr < L professio] 1. a professing, or declaring; avowal, whether true or pretended [a profession of sympathy] 2. a) the avowal of belief in a religion b) a faith or religion professed 3 …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 faith — [n1] trust in something acceptance, allegiance, assent, assurance, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, constancy, conviction, credence, credit, credulity, dependence, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, hope, loyalty, reliance, stock, store,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 profession — professionless, n. /preuh fesh euhn/, n. 1. a vocation requiring knowledge of some department of learning or science: the profession of teaching. Cf. learned profession. 2. any vocation or business. 3. the body of persons engaged in an occupation …

    Universalium

  • 15 profession — /prəˈfɛʃən / (say pruh feshuhn) noun 1. a vocation requiring knowledge of some department of learning or science, especially one of the three vocations of theology, law, and medicine (formerly known specifically as the professions or the learned… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 profession — noun Etymology: Middle English professioun, from Anglo French profession, from Late Latin & Latin; Late Latin profession , professio, from Latin, public declaration, from profitēri Date: 13th century 1. the act of taking the vows of a religious… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 faith — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trust, reliance, confidence, expectation; belief, creed; loyalty; religion.Ant., doubt. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Complete trust] Syn. confidence, trust, credence, belief, credit, assurance, acceptance,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 profession — pro•fes•sion [[t]prəˈfɛʃ ən[/t]] n. 1) a vocation requiring extensive education in science or the liberal arts and often specialized training 2) any vocation or business 3) the body of persons engaged in an occupation: the medical profession[/ex] …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 profession — noun /pɹəˈfɛʃən/ a) A promise or vow made on entering a religious order. She died only a few years after her profession. b) A declaration of belief, faith or of ones opinion. Rosario was a young novice belonging to the monastery, who in three… …

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  • 20 profession — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, acknowledgment, admission, affidavit, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, allowance, announcement, annunciation, appreciation, art, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation, averment, avouchment,… …

    Moby Thesaurus