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Definition of Amateur

Amateur

  1. 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.

Amateur Quotations

If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
Red Adair

Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do like books on anatomy. I have to say I'm an amateur physician, I guess.
Tom Waits

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
Richard Bach

The difference between an amateur and a professional is in their habits. An amateur has amateur habits. A professional has professional habits. We can never free ourselves from habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones.
Steven Pressfield
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Amateur Translations

amateur in Afrikaans is amateur
amateur in Dutch is knutseaar, amateur, dilettant
amateur in French is amateur
amateur in German is Amateur {m}, Amateur {m}, Nichtprofi {m}
amateur in Italian is dilettante, amante
amateur in Portuguese is amador
amateur in Spanish is amante, aficionado

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