learned profession

Definitions of learned profession

n one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

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law, practice of law
the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
medicine, practice of medicine
the 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
the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary)
preventive medicine
the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease
alternative medicine
the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture
complementary medicine
the practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine
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an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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