Protestant ethic

Protestant ethic

noun
Also called Protestant work ethic.


Origin:
1925–30

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Main Entry:  Protestant ethic
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a belief in and devotion to hard work, duty, thrift, self-discipline, and responsibility; also called Protestant work ethic, work ethic, Puritan ethic
Main Entry:  Protestant ethic
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See puritan ethic
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