world's oldest profession

prostitution.

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  • The World's second oldest profession — The English idiom the World s second oldest profession is used to refer to a number of professions.One frequent use of the phrase is to refer to spies and spying.cite news url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3490120.stm title=The world s… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) oldest profession in the world — the oldest profession (in the world) humorous prostitution (= being paid to have sex). I believe she made a living in the oldest profession in the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) oldest profession — the oldest profession (in the world) humorous prostitution (= being paid to have sex). I believe she made a living in the oldest profession in the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) oldest profession (in the world) — the oldest profession (in the world) humorous phrase the job of being a prostitute Thesaurus: sex for moneyhyponym Main entry: profession …   Useful english dictionary

  • profession — [prō fesh′ən, prəfesh′ən] n. [OFr < L professio] 1. a professing, or declaring; avowal, whether true or pretended [a profession of sympathy] 2. a) the avowal of belief in a religion b) a faith or religion professed 3 …   English World dictionary

  • profession — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ chosen ▪ noble (esp. AmE) ▪ We are members of an old and noble profession. ▪ caring (BrE), health care (esp. AmE), helping (AmE …   Collocations dictionary

  • profession — pro|fes|sion [ prə feʃn ] noun count *** 1. ) a job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status: the medical/legal/nursing/teaching profession in a profession: People in my profession have a duty… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • profession */*/*/ — UK [prəˈfeʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms profession : singular profession plural professions 1) a) a job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status the medical/legal/nursing/teaching… …   English dictionary

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