professionalism

professionalism
pro|fes|sion|al|is|m [prəˈfeʃənəlızəm] n [U]
1.) the skill and high standards of behaviour expected of a professional person
the dedication and professionalism of our staff
2.) BrE the practice of using professional players in sports
Professionalism has raised the standard of rugby immensely.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Professionalism — Pro*fes sion*al*ism, n. The following of a profession, sport, etc., as an occupation; opposed to {amateurism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • professionalism — index specialty (special aptitude) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • professionalism — (n.) 1856, from PROFESSIONAL (Cf. professional) (adj.) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • professionalism — ► NOUN ▪ the competence or skill expected of a professional …   English terms dictionary

  • professionalism — [prō fesh′ənəl iz΄əm, pre fesh′ənəl iz΄əm] n. 1. professional quality, status, etc. 2. the use of professional players in organized sports …   English World dictionary

  • professionalism — [[t]prəfe̱ʃən(ə)lɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT (approval) Professionalism in a job is a combination of skill and high standards. American companies pride themselves on their professionalism... There was a lack of professionalism in their dealings …   English dictionary

  • professionalism — pro|fes|sion|al|ism [ prə feʃənl,ızəm ] noun uncount 1. ) the qualities and skills that someone with a professional job is expected to have: I admired her professionalism in dealing with the task. 2. ) the use of professional players in a sport …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • professionalism — noun (U) 1 the skill and high standards of behaviour expected of a professional person: The success of the orchestra is due to the professionalism of its members. 2 the practice of using professional players in sports …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • professionalism — UK [prəˈfeʃ(ə)nəˌlɪz(ə)m] / US [prəˈfeʃən(ə)lˌɪzəm] noun [uncountable] 1) the qualities and skills that someone with a professional job is expected to have I admired her professionalism in dealing with the task. 2) the use of professional players …   English dictionary

  • professionalism — noun Date: 1856 1. the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person 2. the following of a profession (as athletics) for gain or livelihood …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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