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Puritan ethic

noun
Also called Puritan work ethic.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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noun

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

noun

See Protestant ethic

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