Turkish pronunciation prıfesîng
Etymology [ pr&-'fes, prO- ] (verb.) 14th century. in sense 1, from Middle English, from profes, adjective, having professed one's vows, from Middle French, from Late Latin professus, from Latin, pp. of profitEri to profess, confess, from pro- before + fatEri to acknowledge; in other senses, from Latin pr.