A perfaision is a vocation foondit upon specialised eddicational trainin, the purpose o that is tae supplee disinterestit objective coonsel an service tae ithers, for a direct an definite compensation, halely apairt frae expectation o ither business gain.[1]


  1. New Statesman, 21 Apryle 1917, airticle bi Sidney Webb an Beatrice Webb quotit wi approval at paragraph 123 o a report bi the UK Competition Commission, datit 8 November 1977, enteetled Architects Services (in Chapter 7).