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English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From French amateur, from Latin amātōrem (lover), from amāre (to love).

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Amateur

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  1. (obsolete) A lover of something.
  2. A person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science as to music or painting; esp. one who cultivates any study or art, from taste or attachment, without pursuing it professionally.
    She is an accomplished amateur woodworker.
  3. Someone who is unqualified or insufficiently skillful.
    The entire thing was built by some amateurs with screwdrivers and plywood.

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Amateur (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Amateur

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  1. Non-professional.
  2. Created, done, or populated by amateurs or non-professionals.
    amateur sports
  3. Showing a lack of professionalism, experience or talent.
    Duct tape is a sure sign of amateur workmanship.

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French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin amator (lover), from amō (to love).

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Amateur m. (plural Amateurs)

  1. amateur
  2. a lover of something

Adjective[edit | edit source]

amateur (f amateur, amateure or amatrice; m plural amateurs; f plural amateurs, amateures or amatrices)

  1. amateur

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Italian[edit | edit source]

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French

Noun[edit | edit source]

amateur m. inv.

  1. amateur (non-professional)

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