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.)
professional character, spirit, or methods.
the standing, practice, or methods of a professional, as distinguished from those of an amateur.
Origin of professionalism:
the expertness characteristic of a professional person
The status, methods, character or standards expected of a professional or of a professional organization, such as reliability, discretion, evenhandedness, and fair play.
The use of professionals rather than amateurs in any sport etc.
the following of a profession, sport, etc., as an occupation; -- opposed to amateurism
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