amateur

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæmətər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæməˌtʃʊr, -tʃɚ, -tɚ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(amə chŏŏr′, -chər, -tər, am′ə tûr)



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amateur

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [guide, class, manual] for amateurs
  2. a [competition, tournament, contest] for amateurs
  3. The [competition] is open to amateurs.
  4. The [competition] was attended by (both) professionals and amateurs.
  5. amateurs and professionals alike
  6. [help, guidance] for amateurs
  7. amateurs studying to be licensed [electricians, mechanics]
  8. am still an amateur at [electronics]
  9. The [electrician] is an amateur.
  10. looks like it was [done, made] by a bunch of amateurs!
  11. [What, You're] a bunch of amateurs!
  12. Was this [done] by some kind of amateur?
  13. Some of the people who [play golf, use the fields, perform, work] here are amateurs.
  14. Even an amateur could [do, handle] [this].
  15. Registration is open for (both) professionals and amateurs.
  16. [Skydiving, Mountain climbing] is not for amateurs.
  17. sexually explicit: an amateur in [stockings, thong, lingerie]
  18. sexually explicit: an amateur with [big breasts, a tight butt]
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