Examples of professionalism in a Sentence
- For writers such as Alexander Pope and Samuel Johnson, struggling in the transition from the age of patronage to that of Grub Street professionalism, Shakespeare offered not only a body of poetic invention but also an inspirational career trajectory. —Jonathan Bate, Harper's, April 2007
- In Washington, careerism has so trumped professionalism among political journalists as to render Alterman's ethical concerns almost quaint. —Gene Lyons, Harper's, October 2003
- It is difficult not to contrast the professionalism of modestly paid firefighters and police doing their duty on September 11 with the secretive … behavior of six- and seven-figure accountants, lawyers, CEOs, bankers, and financial analysts who failed at their duty with Enron. —Bruce Nussbaum, Business Week, 28 Jan. 2002
A high level of professionalism is expected when working with clients.
She is highly respected for her professionalism.
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Thank goodness for Shadow, a retired attorney and a lifelong baseball nerd, for bailing me out with his professionalism.
That professionalism meant Salah was always striving to improve and able to adapt whatever the environment.
Paterno talks a good game about education and shaping young lives, but his main concern is his own professionalism.
Specifically, a 911 call in which Quidatano helped save the life of a resident showed her professionalism under pressure.
And the local media will his professionalism, insight and cooperation.
According to Scott, stringent professionalism is dangerous for any company.
His professionalism, his understanding of strategy and his love and dedication to the players is second to none.
One of the triumphs of the Progressive Era was establishing rules and norms of professionalism in government so that public officials would not be tempted to sell their favors.
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PROFESSIONALISM Defined for English Language Learners
: the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well
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