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occupation

oc·cu·pa·tion

occupation

 
 
pronunciation:
ak y peI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person's normal way of earning a livelihood; profession.
synonyms:
business, métier, pursuit, vocation
similar words:
avocation, calling, career, employment, job, lifework, line, livelihood, living, pastime, profession, trade, work
definition 2: the act or process of occupying or holding an area.
occupation of our territory by the enemy
synonyms:
conquest, overthrow, possession, takeover
similar words:
domination, oppression, presence, seizure
definition 3: the state of being occupied or held.
synonyms:
overthrow, possession, subjection, subjugation
similar words:
colonization, oppression
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  • occupational:
    having to do with an occupation or a workplace.
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