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See Protestant ethic
See puritan ethic
a belief in and devotion to hard work, duty, thrift, self-discipline, and responsibility; also called Protestant work ethic , work ethic , Puritan ethic
A view of life that promotes hard work and self-discipline as a means to material prosperity. It is called Protestant because some Protestant groups believe that such prosperity is a sign of God's grace.