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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The conviction that people should participate in sports as a hobby (for the fun of it) rather than for money.

Usage examples (36)
  • It's much more in the spirit of amateurism, which is what the Olympics is supposed to be about.
  • I see that kind of amateurism in Twilight, and it is probably why I dislike it so much.
  • The NCAA's philosophy of "amateurism" is obscene and irrational on every level.
  • "amateurism", and many of the association's rules are ill-conceived. for more
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