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Protestant ethic

noun
Also called Protestant work ethic.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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noun

a belief in and devotion to hard work, duty, thrift, self-discipline, and responsibility; also called Protestant work ethic , work ethic , Puritan ethic

noun

See puritan ethic

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