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  • adv. In a professed manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By profession.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By profession; avowedly; by open declaration or avowal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. by open declaration
  • adv. with pretense or intention to deceive


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