de-professionalise

deprofessionalize

[dee-pruh-fesh-uh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), deprofessionalized, deprofessionalizing.
1.
to remove from professional control, influence, manipulation, etc.
2.
to cause to appear or become unprofessional; discredit or deprive of professional status: a campaign to deprofessionalize the nation's doctors.
Also, especially British, deprofessionalise.


Origin:
1880–85; de- + professionalize

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