vocations (plural noun)
  1. a strong feeling of suitability for a particular career or occupation.
    "not all of us have a vocation to be nurses or doctors"
    calling · life's work · mission · purpose · function · position · niche · profession · occupation · career · job · day job · work · employment · pursuit · trade · craft · business ·
    line · line of work · speciality · specialty · province · sphere · walk of life · métier · line of country · game · thing · bag · racket
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin vocatio(n-), from vocare ‘to call’.
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GNVQs in Leisure and Tourism will be the introduction to a wide span of vocations.
not all of us have a vocation to be nurses or doctors.
her vocation as a poet.
How to say vocation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans pous
Arabic (NOUN)مهنة, المهنة, مهنتهم, رسالته, مهنتي
Bangla বৃত্তি
Bosnian (Latin) zvanje
Bulgarian (NOUN)призвание, професия
Cantonese (Traditional) 職業
Catalan (NOUN)vocació
Chinese Simplified 职业
Chinese Traditional 職業
Croatian (NOUN)zvanje, poziv, zanimanje
Czech (NOUN)povolání, poslání
Danish (NOUN)kald
Dutch (NOUN)roeping
Estonian (NOUN)kutsumus, kutse
Fijian na vuli
Filipino Bokasyon
Finnish (NOUN)kutsumus
German (NOUN)Berufung, Begabung
Greek (NOUN)κλίση, λειτούργημα, κλίσεις, προσανατολισμό
Haitian Creole vakans
Hebrew ייעוד
Hindi (NOUN)व्यवसाय, पेशे
Hungarian (NOUN)hivatás, elhivatottság
Icelandic söngvarans
Indonesian (NOUN)panggilan
Italian (NOUN)vocazione
Japanese (NOUN)天職, 職業, 使命
Kiswahili (NOUN)wito
Korean (NOUN)직업, 사명
Latvian (NOUN)aicinājums, kvalificētas, nodarbošanās
Lithuanian (NOUN)pašaukimą, vocatione
Malagasy hiofana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kerjaya
Maltese vokazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål yrke
Persian (NOUN)حرفه
Polish (NOUN)powołanie
Portuguese (NOUN)vocação
Querétaro Otomi vocación
Romanian (NOUN)vocaţia
Russian (NOUN)призвание, профессии, предназначение
Samoan galuega
Serbian (Cyrillic) занимање
Serbian (Latin) zanimanje
Slovak (NOUN)povolania, poslanie
Slovenian (NOUN)poklic, poslanstvo
Spanish (NOUN)vocación
Swedish (NOUN)kallelse, yrke
Tahitian toroa
Tamil வாழ்க்கைத் தொழில்
Telugu జాలాన్ని
Thai อาชีพ
Tongan ngaue
Turkish (NOUN)meslek, görevim
Ukrainian (NOUN)покликання, професії
Urdu معمولی
Vietnamese ơn gọi
Welsh (NOUN)galwedigaeth
Yucatec Maya vocación
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