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Noun: professionalization  pru'fe-shu-nu-lu,zey-shun [N. Amer], pru'fe-shu-nu-lI,zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The social process whereby people come to engage in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
    "the professionalization of warfare";
    - professionalisation [Brit]

Derived forms: professionalizations

Type of: social process

Encyclopedia: Professionalization