Amatuer or amateur

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Amatuer
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Amateur

Amateur

Noun

Definition:

A person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid rather than a professional basis

Examples:

  1. It takes five years for a top amateur to become a real Tour de France rider
  2. His last fight as an amateur

Synonyms:

  • Non-professional
  • Non-specialist
  • Layman
  • Layperson

Amateur

Adjective

Definition:

Engaging or engaged in without payment; non-professional

Examples:

  1. Amateur athletics
  2. An amateur photographer

Synonyms:

  • Non-professional
  • Non-specialist
  • Lay

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