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professionalism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
professionalismpro‧fes‧sion‧al‧is‧m /prəˈfeʃənəlɪzəm/ AWL noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 GOOD ATthe skill and high standards of behaviour expected of a professional person 🔊 the dedication and professionalism of our staff2 DS British English the practice of using professional players in sports 🔊 Professionalism has raised the standard of rugby immensely.
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professionalismKeeley's competence and professionalism will be missed.From this perspective, professionalism involves the following factors.Hollywood's Golden Boy was by 1968 an alcoholic who, like many another hellraiser, was sacrificing professionalism for booze.In women's and feminist studies, professionalism can have a more dramatic impact.No one doubts the professionalism of the vast majority of public servants.Here we saw the professionalism of Bennett when he made a study of the factors that impinged upon the operational height aspect.Thirdly, professionalism involves a successful claim that only members are qualified to provide particular services.It must go on to professionalism in all things, but the quality mindset is the cornerstone of all professionalism.
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