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Professionalism  n.  The following of a profession, sport, etc., as an occupation; opposed to amateurism.

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"Professionalism" Quotes from Famous Books

... cordially, for they liked and respected him. There was no stiffness or professionalism about him to make them feel that they were being held at a distance. He was comparatively young, somewhere in the early thirties, and had the frame and bearing of an athlete. There were rumors that he had been ...
— The Radio Boys' First Wireless - Or Winning the Ferberton Prize • Allen Chapman

... much good results from the presence in county cricket of a leavening of gentle; for they prevent the further development of professionalism. It is doubtless owing to the "piping times of peace" England has enjoyed during the past fifty years that cricket has developed to such an abnormal extent. The British public are essentially hero worshippers, and especially do ...
— A Cotswold Village • J. Arthur Gibbs

Words linked to "Professionalism" :   expertness, expertise

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