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deprofessionalize

[ dee-pruh-fesh-uh-nl-ahyz ]
/ 藢di pr蓹藞f蓻蕛 蓹 nl藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路pro路fes路sion路al路ized, de路pro路fes路sion路al路iz路ing.
to remove from professional control, influence, manipulation, etc.
to cause to appear or become unprofessional; discredit or deprive of professional status: a campaign to deprofessionalize the nation's doctors.
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Also especially British, de路pro路fes路sion路al路ise .

Origin of deprofessionalize

First recorded in 1880鈥85; de- + professionalize

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