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Definition of shamateurism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shamateurism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃæmətərɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæmətərɪzəm//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈʃæmətʃərɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃæmətʃərɪzəm//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the practice of making money playing a sport while officially being an amateur (1)