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vo·ca·tion

vocation

 
 
pronunciation:
vo keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a job or career; occupation.
Mel is taking courses for his vocation as an actor.
synonyms:
business, career, occupation
similar words:
bag, craft, employment, field, job, line, livelihood, living, profession, pursuit, thing, trade, work
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  • vocational:
    relating to a job or trade.
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The word vocation contains the following part:
voc, -voke Latin root that means voice, to call