professionalism

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professionalism

[pruh-fesh-uh-nl-iz-uhm]
noun
1.
professional character, spirit, or methods.
2.
the standing, practice, or methods of a professional, as distinguished from an amateur.

Origin:
1855–60; professional + -ism

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professionalism (prəˈfɛʃənəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the methods, character, status, etc, of a professional
2.  the pursuit of an activity for gain or livelihood
 
professionalist
 
n, —adj

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professionalism
1856, from professional + -ism.
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Example sentences
It is not complicated to determine a professionalism of a custom research paper
  service.
Professionalism aside, no one involved walked away savoring the experience.
It displays a lack of professionalism, and undermines the truth and authority
  of your voice.
It teaches professionalism, and its faculty are supposed to model integrity.
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