occupation
[ɒkjʊˈpeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
occupations (plural noun)
  1. a job or profession.
    "people in professional occupations"
    synonyms:
    job · day job · profession · work · line of work · line of business · trade ·
    employment · position · post · situation · business · career · métier · vocation · calling · craft · skill · field · province · walk of life · way · racket · game · grip · employ
  2. the action, state, or period of occupying or being occupied by military force.
    "the Roman occupation of Britain"
  3. the action of living in or using a building or other place.
    "a property suitable for occupation by older people"
    synonyms:
ADJECTIVE
BRITISH
  1. for the sole use of the occupiers of the land concerned.
    "an occupation bridge"
ORIGIN
Middle English: via Old French from Latin occupatio(n-), from the verb occupare ( see occupy). occupation (sense 2of the noun) dates from the mid 16th century.
Words starting with occupation:
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How to use occupation in a sentence?
rights of occupation normally only continue during the subsistence of the marriage.
they were caught between the German army of occupation and the advancing Allies.
socio-occupational groups aggregate men sharing similar kinds of occupation.
Thailand retained nominal independence under Japanese military occupation.
the earliest occupation appears to have been in the Neolithic.
a breakdown of employment figures by age and occupation.
the workers remained in occupation until 16 October.
a property suitable for occupation by older people.
occupation structures a person's place in society.
pearling was an exciting yet dangerous occupation.
a game of cards is a pretty harmless occupation.
he was a collaborator during the occupation.
people in professional occupations.
the Roman occupation of Britain.
an occupation bridge.
How to say occupation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)beroep, besetting, bewoning, okkupasie
Arabic (NOUN)الاحتلال, احتلاله, المهنة, لﻻحتﻻل, مهنة
Bangla দখল
Bosnian (Latin) zanimanje
Bulgarian (NOUN)професия, окупация, занятие, занимание, заемането, поминък, обитаване
Cantonese (Traditional) 職業
Catalan (NOUN)ocupació, professió, ofici
Chinese Simplified 职业
Chinese Traditional 職業
Croatian (NOUN)zanimanje, okupacije, zauzimanje, zvanja
Czech (NOUN)okupace, povolání, zaměstnání, obsazení
Danish (NOUN)besættelse, okkupation, erhverv, indflytning, beskæftigelse, stilling
Dutch (NOUN)bezetting, beroep, bezigheid, bewoning, overheersing
Estonian (NOUN)okupatsiooni, elukutse, töökoht, tegevusala, amet
Fijian cakacaka
Filipino hanapbuhay
Finnish (NOUN)miehityksen, ammatti, työllistäminen
French (NOUN)profession, métier
German (NOUN)Besetzung, Besatzung, Beruf, Okkupation, Beschäftigung, Belegung, Tätigkeit
Greek (NOUN)επάγγελμα, κατοχή, κατάληψη, ασχολία, απασχόληση
Haitian Creole okipasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)הכיבוש, כיבוש, עיסוק, העיסוק, לכיבוש, המקצוע
Hindi (NOUN)कब्जे, व्यवसाय, पेशा
Hmong Daw SUPERVISION
Hungarian (NOUN)foglalkozás, megszállás, szakma, munkavégzés, tevékenysége
Icelandic (NOUN)Atvinna, starf
Indonesian (NOUN)pendudukan, pekerjaan, penjajahan, menduduki, profesi
Italian (NOUN)occupazione, professione
Japanese (NOUN)職業, 占領, 進駐, 占拠, 職種, 占領下, 占有
Kiswahili (NOUN)kazi
Korean (NOUN)점령, 직업, 직종
Latvian (NOUN)nodarbošanās, okupācijas, profesiju, amats
Lithuanian (NOUN)okupacijos, profesija, pareigos, užsiėmimas, palūkanos
Malagasy asa
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)pendudukan, penjajahan, pekerjaan
Maltese (NOUN)okkupazzjoni, xogħol, impjieg
Norwegian Bokmål okkupasjon
Persian (NOUN)اشغال, شغل
Polish (NOUN)okupacji, zawód, zajęcie, wykonywania zawodu
Portuguese (NOUN)ocupação, profissão
Querétaro Otomi ocupación
Romanian (NOUN)ocupaţie, profesie
Russian (NOUN)оккупации, занятие, род занятий, профессии
Samoan galuega
Serbian (Cyrillic) занимање
Serbian (Latin) zanimanje
Slovak (NOUN)povolanie, okupácie, zamestnanie, firemného, obsadenie
Slovenian (NOUN)okupacije, poklic, zasedbe, dejavnost, posesti, zaposlitev
Spanish (NOUN)ocupación, profesión
Swedish (NOUN)ockupationen, yrke, sysselsättning, yrket
Tahitian ohipa
Tamil ஆக்கிரமிப்பு
Telugu వృత్తి
Thai (NOUN)อาชีพ
Tongan ngaue ma'u'anga mo'ui
Turkish (NOUN)işgal, meslek, Işgal
Ukrainian (NOUN)окупації, професія, заняття
Urdu (NOUN)قبضے, پیشے, قبضہ
Vietnamese (NOUN)nghề nghiệp, chiếm đóng
Welsh (NOUN)galwedigaeth, meddiannaeth, feddiannu, fyw ynddo, deiliadaeth
Yucatec Maya ocupación
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