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- v. Alternative spelling of professionalize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make professional or give a professional character to
- v. become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
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Ellee - one big regret I have is not having a trade, I don't regret not having a degree - quite worthless unless you 'professionalise' it.
The reality for most journalists is that they can no longer exist in a vacuum, as if what they do in their profession is somehow disconnected from the commercial enterprise that pays their wages (one side effect of journalists 'attempts to' professionalise 'themselves, according to Robert G Picard).
The Tories believe pension funds will "professionalise" landlord services and represent better managers of homes than serial buy-to-let investors who, at the height of the boom, bought two thirds of all new properties built in London.
Fundamentally what nu-Labour have sought to do is de-professionalise organisations such as the Police through the introduction of endless ‘checks and balances’ … An organisation made up of automatons that follow ‘processes’ are less likely to effectively question the intentions of a government or bureaucrat.
Most started out when enthusiastic and committed people come together informally – usually in a bar room, hotel or coffee house – to improve and professionalise emerging crafts and knowledge.
Libyan rebels in Misrata shell pro-Gaddafi forces as rebels in southwest look to professionalise their ranks.
In Zimbabwe, a local women's organisation, Envision Zimbabwe, runs conflict transformation workshops to professionalise the police, prison wardens and army officials, so that they are able to respond to conflict without violence.
He should professionalise the Vatican's news operation to match Sky, CNN, the BBC or al-Jazeera.
'In the Singaporean context, there has been a substantial effort by the government to help professionalise charities.'
If Gwynedd Plaid don;t professionalise and inject some energy they're going to flounder.
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