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1. professionalize

verb. ['prəˈfɛʃənəˌlaɪz'] become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood.

Synonyms

  • professionalise

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • professional (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Professionalize

  • analyze
  • brutalize
  • butterfly's
  • cannibalize
  • capitalize
  • caramelize
  • catalyze
  • centralize
  • civilize
  • collateralize
  • commercialize
  • compartmentalize
  • creolize
  • criminalize
  • crystallize
  • generalize
  • globalize
  • hospitalize
  • hydrolyze
  • legalize

Example sentences of the word professionalize


1. Verb, base form
She was also one of the first female interior designers to professionalize the industry by doing commercial design work.

2. professionalize

verb. ['prəˈfɛʃənəˌlaɪz'] make professional or give a professional character to.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • professionalise

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • professional (English)
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