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semi-professional

Definitions

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  • adjective of a sportsman or athlete playing for pay on a part-time basis
  • adjective of a team composed of semi-professional players
  • noun a semi-professional sportsman or athlete

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Examples

  • For me, it's simple: my students who are varsity athletes must allocate twenty-five hours a week of intensive physical effort to their sport -- and this is at a Division Three school where athletics are formally a second-tier activity; Division One universities should be dubbed "semi-professional athletic training facilities," for those students who are the beneficiaries of that oxymoron, the "athletic scholarship."

    Van Gosse: A Modest Proposal (to Help Fix American Education)

  • For me, it's simple: my students who are varsity athletes must allocate twenty-five hours a week of intensive physical effort to their sport -- and this is at a Division Three school where athletics are formally a second-tier activity; Division One universities should be dubbed "semi-professional athletic training facilities," for those students who are the beneficiaries of that oxymoron, the "athletic scholarship."

    Van Gosse: A Modest Proposal (to Help Fix American Education)

  • For me, it's simple: my students who are varsity athletes must allocate twenty-five hours a week of intensive physical effort to their sport -- and this is at a Division Three school where athletics are formally a second-tier activity; Division One universities should be dubbed "semi-professional athletic training facilities," for those students who are the beneficiaries of that oxymoron, the "athletic scholarship."

    Van Gosse: A Modest Proposal (to Help Fix American Education)

  • For me, it's simple: my students who are varsity athletes must allocate twenty-five hours a week of intensive physical effort to their sport -- and this is at a Division Three school where athletics are formally a second-tier activity; Division One universities should be dubbed "semi-professional athletic training facilities," for those students who are the beneficiaries of that oxymoron, the "athletic scholarship."

    Van Gosse: A Modest Proposal (to Help Fix American Education)

  • For me, it's simple: my students who are varsity athletes must allocate twenty-five hours a week of intensive physical effort to their sport -- and this is at a Division Three school where athletics are formally a second-tier activity; Division One universities should be dubbed "semi-professional athletic training facilities," for those students who are the beneficiaries of that oxymoron, the "athletic scholarship."

    Van Gosse: A Modest Proposal (to Help Fix American Education)

  • For me, it's simple: my students who are varsity athletes must allocate twenty-five hours a week of intensive physical effort to their sport -- and this is at a Division Three school where athletics are formally a second-tier activity; Division One universities should be dubbed "semi-professional athletic training facilities," for those students who are the beneficiaries of that oxymoron, the "athletic scholarship."

    Van Gosse: A Modest Proposal (to Help Fix American Education)

  • Today a thriving network of professional and semi-professional writers, photographers, artisans, designers and DIY filmmakers ply their talents through thousands of often interconnected sites that are pushing the vanguard in art, fashion and prose -- and their influence is rapidly moving mainstream.

    Estelle Hayes: Alt Summit Shows Blogosphere as New Bohemia

  • If you are an amateur or a semi-professional photographer, then you can probably make some money from your photos.

    Original Photo | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Alÿs has arranged perhaps the ultimate post-modern exhibit by displaying a collection of over three hundred amateur and semi-professional paintings and other objects copying the image of St. Fabiola.

    Two Hearts (Beat as One)

  • My father was a semi-professional footballer and a professional skier, as were my aunt and my uncle.

    Novak Djokovic ready to party but spares a thought for Andy Murray

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