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Definition of word amateur
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Then it dawned on me that the word "amateur" comes from the French word meaning "to love."
I totally agree with your etymological assessment of the term amateur, I will always be an amateur, never a professional. lichanos
But I don't think the term amateur is being used that way here.
Over the decades, the word amateur changed its meaning.
Over the decades, the word amateur changed from conveying a moral sensibility, into an economic one.
The word amateur comes from the French 'amour', meaning someone who loves what they do.
The word amateur comes from the Latin amator, meaning to love.
Because he chooses words carefully, I was not totally surprised when he suggested that "the term amateur may have outlived its usefulness."
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