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1(non-professional)amateur masculine, femininea bunch of amateurs — un grupo de gente sin ninguna profesionalidad
- In another key component, the band sponsored a female athlete and an amateur in each sport.
- Last year, junior rider Kate Hart beat the professionals and the top amateurs to earn the victory.
- So first off it was probably the top club juniors, then the top amateurs, then, I guess, guys like Faldo and Clarke.
- When we competed as amateurs in the Olympics we would practise all year for three or four events.
- When he got to England, he started as an amateur in rugby league, a version of rugby he was not familiar with.
- He is a sports psychologist who works with many of the top pros and amateurs in the country.
- As an amateur, he fought 72 times, winning 60 bouts, before turning professional in 1997.
- The professional clubs come in at the third round and this time it will be an open draw, with the amateurs not having to play away.
- What we need are boxers that have been amateurs before turning professional.
- There will be two qualifying rounds and amateurs will also be invited.
- Finally what also makes cycling superior is it is a sport where the amateur can experience almost the same sensations as the professional.
- And for the first time there will be cash prizes for the leading players who will join forces with amateurs in the team event.
- This is a unique event where the top professionals race against the top amateurs and the top youth.
- Professionals like to play against amateurs, but are wary of facing too many at once.
- This attitude is not just peculiar to high-handicap amateurs but is also prevalent among the top amateurs and professionals.
- Yet the wonder of the tour is that even amateurs can take part.
- As an amateur, Uhalt turned down football scholarship offers to pursue professional baseball.
- Ironically, Beaumont is the amateur on this professional tour.
- The top amateur is recognized with a special green leader's jersey after each stage.
- They insisted they were amateurs, which somehow made it more noble.
1(not professional)(athlete/musician) amateur(sport/competition) para amateursan amateur photographer — un aficionado a la fotografía
- The war dominates the lives of an enthusiastic band of amateur archaeologists known as the Diggers.
- In the absence of payment, amateur reviewers write overwhelmingly about topics they love.
- He believes the archaeological trust has a major educational role to play - for professional and amateur archaeologists alike.
- Experts are investigating claims by an amateur archaeologist from Bradford that he has found an important ancient monument on Ilkley Moor.
- Sports are social events to most of us, either as participants in amateur athletics or as spectators to their professional kin.
- Eliza plans to encourage enthusiasts to set up their own groups, and also will organise training days for budding amateur archaeologists.
- Hayley, 17, travels up and down the country competing in amateur athletics events.
- What does bug me is that the Olympics is no longer about true amateur athletics.
- Today, amateur athletics are a pervasive part of academic institutions across the United States.
- The amateur enthusiasts are certainly catered for.
- Local amateur radio enthusiasts are to set up a station within the school, giving pupils the opportunity to contact other radio users across the world.
- Paul Burgess and Randy Olson are train enthusiasts and amateur photographers.
- This summer, a group of amateur film enthusiasts will embark on its most ambitious project to date.
- Of the twenty volunteers some are professional railway workers, but most are amateur enthusiasts.
- Aubrey and Maturin are enthusiastic amateur musicians.
- A propeller-driven plane is witness to the enthusiasm of amateur fliers in the Cotton City.
- Colin followed his father and paternal ancestors in being an enthusiastic amateur botanist.
- Retirement reawakened enthusiasm for amateur radio, and he was president of the institution for many years.
- Although player payments could be substantial, an amateur ethos prevailed.
- If people knew what was out here, amateur astronomy would be as popular as every other outdoor activity combined.