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pro·fes·sion·al·ism

 (prə-fĕsh′ə-nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Professional status, methods, character, or standards.
2. The use of professional performers, as in athletics or in the arts.

professionalism

(prəˈfɛʃənəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. the methods, character, status, etc, of a professional
2. the pursuit of an activity for gain or livelihood
proˈfessionalist n, adj

pro•fes•sion•al•ism

(prəˈfɛʃ ə nlˌɪz əm)

n.
1. professional character, spirit, or methods.
2. the standing, practice, or methods of a professional, as distinguished from those of an amateur.
[1855–60]

professionalism

the standards, views, and behavior of one who engages in an activity, especially sports or the arts, to make his livelihood. Cf. amateurism.professional, n., adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.professionalism - the expertness characteristic of a professional person
expertise, expertness - skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
Translations

professionalism

[prəˈfeʃnəlɪzəm] Nprofesionalismo m

professionalism

[prəˈfɛʃənəlɪzəm] nprofessionnalisme m

professionalism

nProfessionalismus m; (of job, piece of work)Perfektion f; (Sport) → Profitum nt

professionalism

[prəˈfɛʃnəˌlɪzm] nprofessionismo
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Jurgis, as a beggar, was simply a blundering amateur in competition with organized and scientific professionalism. He was just out of the hospital--but the story was worn threadbare, and how could he prove it?
The present craze for gladiatorial athleticism I regard as one of the great evils of the age; but the thinly veiled professionalism of the so-called amateur is the greatest evil of that craze.
"Professionalism and ethics are becoming more and more relevant in our quest to become better professionalisms, in our quest to make this country a better place and this world a better place.

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