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work ethic

a belief in the moral benefit and importance of work and its inherent ability to strengthen character.
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • He wants to help the poor that don't have work ethics.
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  • And demonstrates good work ethics, such as reliable attendance, quality work and responsibility.
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British Dictionary definitions for work ethics

work ethic

a belief in the moral value of work (often in the phrase Protestant work ethic)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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