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.
Recent Examples of professionalism from the Web
ROAD-E-O was created to promote safety, professionalism and recognize school bus drivers.
Charles Perry was determined to use his professionalism, and knowledge of insurance, to build a company that worked to combat discriminatory and other unfair business practices common in many major American cities during that era.
York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson praised the K-9 unit for its professionalism and work to help Charlotte.
Kelly said a new TSA administrator is expected to be named soon, but that nobody should be worried about the lack of a political appointee at the agency because of the professionalism of the staff.
Despite his fealty to the idea of nonpartisan professionalism, Hoover fought to keep his agents out of the Civil Service, sure that its rules and regulations would limit his autonomy as director.
Ms. Baker marvels at how quickly marijuana product suppliers and retailers are embracing innovative ideas with professionalism.
Ms. Creevy, 19, has a lot on her mind: female solidarity, junk food, insecurity, wildness, even thoughts about professionalism.
By week’s end, few Americans — including lawmakers — willing to consider the facts doubted the thoroughness of the investigation or the professionalism of our intelligence services.
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: 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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