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work ethic

n.
An ethical principle that places greatest value on hard work and diligence.

work ethic

n
(Philosophy) a belief in the moral value of work (often in the phrase Protestant work ethic)

work′ eth`ic


n.
a belief in the moral benefit and importance of work and its inherent ability to strengthen character.
[1950–55]
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