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  • n. Plural form of nonprofessional.


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  • Worse, a metastasizing mental health industry has convinced government leaders that "nonprofessionals" - especially parents - are unqualified to make decisions on behalf of children.


  • Typically, after a short series of family education sessions, even when conducted by such "nonprofessionals", children's asthma hospitalizations, emergency room visits and lost school days plunge by 50% or more.

    Chris Norwood: First, Repair the Human Infrastructure

  • Sometimes the four "nonprofessionals" in the crew would cluster together around the other end of the table, leaving the "space cadets," as the five cosmonaut graduates of the Space Academy were known, to create a buffer zone in the middle.

    Rama Revisited

  • "nonprofessionals" posted on blogs and on sites like Amazon are generally much more enlightening than those by the "professionals."

    Chicago Boyz

  • The Americans did all these kind of movies Bollywood has been trying before, for decades, they invented them, and not on shoestring budgets by unknown off-the-street nonprofessionals, either.

    Of Bollywood, Cricket and Broadband

  • In the ruins of the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, two nonprofessionals—credit specialist Charles Porter IV and safety coordinator Lester LaRue—made nearly identical photographs of a firefighter cradling a dying one-year-old baby, an image that for many came to symbolize that disaster.

    Cameras Defining the Chaos and Its Aftermath

  • Zahra Zubaidi Maryam Keshavarz Maryam Keshavarz : closing-night film "Circumstance" Maryam Keshavarz recalled approaching the Norwegian director of "Reprise," Joachim Trier , after a 2007 screening of the film at New Directors to ask how best to mix a cast of professionals and nonprofessionals.

    40 Years of Everything New on Screen

  • Software technology developed by researchers at the Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in Germany, even makes it simpler for nonprofessionals to understand the results.

    Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.: Alzheimer's and PET Scans: When a Predictive Diagnosis Is Not Necessarily a Good Thing

  • Mr. Treadaway uses Adobe Photoshop Lightroom; for nonprofessionals, he suggests programs like iPhoto or the desktop version of Google 's Picasa.

    Make Organizing Your Photos a Snap

  • All but one of the actresses who play them are nonprofessionals—not unprofessional, just untrained in the craft—and they are, to a woman, enchanting.

    'Incendies' Burns With Mystery, Truth


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