affirmation, announcement, assertion, assurance, attestation, averment, avowal, claim, confession, declaration of faith, disclosure, enunciation, notification, oath, pledge, presentation, professio, pronouncement, representation, statement, troth, vow, word, word of honor
association, avocation, business, calling, career, chosen work, concern, craft, employment, endeavor, engagement, field, job, learned profession, lifework, line of work, manus, occupation, office, position, practice, pursuit, role, specialty, trade, undertaking, vocation, walk of life, work
associated concepts: professional corporation
admission (disclosure), affirmation, appointment (position), assertion, asseveration, averment, avowal, business (occupation), calling, career, conviction (persuasion), cover (pretext), declaration, disclosure (act of disclosing), disclosure (something disclosed), employment, expression (comment), industry (business), job, labor (work), livelihood, mission, occupation (vocation), office, position (business status), post, pretext, pronouncement, pursuit (occupation), testimony, trade (occupation), work (employment)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.(1) An occupation or job that requires extensive formal training and usually certification by some body of professionals within the field, such as with law or medicine.(2) A declaration of belief; a public declaration or announcement.v.profess
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.