Define: Professionalism

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Definition: Professionalism


Quick Summary of Professionalism


Having the knowledge, ethical standards, regulation compliance, and concern for primary stakeholders and customers.



What is the dictionary definition of Professionalism?

Dictionary Definition


The competence or skill expected of a professional.

  1. The status, methods, character or standards expected of a professional or of a professional organization, such as reliability, discretion, evenhandedness, and fair play.
  2.  The use of professionals rather than amateurs in any sport etc.

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Examples of Professionalism in a sentence


She was chosen for the position of CEO not only because of her past experience but also due to her level of professionalism in carrying it out.
The trial lawyer’s high standards of professionalism made her a logical choice for the District Court position.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Professionalism are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 15th February, 2020