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Meaning of amateur

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: engaged in as a pastime; "an amateur painter"; "gained
             valuable experience in amateur theatricals";
             "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both
             recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in
             the documentary" [syn: {amateur}, {recreational},
      2: lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish
         job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled
         painting" [syn: {amateurish}, {amateur}, {inexpert},
      n 1: someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
      2: an athlete who does not play for pay [ant: {pro},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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