Definitions for professionalismprəˈfɛʃ ə nlˌɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pro•fes•sion•al•ismprəˈfɛʃ 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.

Origin of professionalism:

1855–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. professionalism(noun)

    the expertness characteristic of a professional person

Wiktionary

  1. professionalism(Noun)

    The status, methods, character or standards expected of a professional or of a professional organization, such as reliability, discretion, evenhandedness, and fair play.

  2. professionalism(Noun)

    The use of professionals rather than amateurs in any sport etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Professionalism(noun)

    the following of a profession, sport, etc., as an occupation; -- opposed to amateurism

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