HyperDic: learned_profession

English > 1 sense of the expression learned profession:
NOUNactlearned professionone of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles
English > learned profession: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningOne of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles.
Narrowerlaw, practice of lawThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
medicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
theologyThe learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)
BroaderprofessionAn occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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