Definition of 'occupation'

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Example sentences containing 'occupation'

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Being a civil servant is not normally considered a dangerous occupation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sport is one of the few areas of life where your occupation becomes your definition, what you do is who you are. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Mining is a dangerous occupation because of exposure to both an injuries and disease. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)In the end you need an army of occupation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Farming is a preserved occupation because the country needed to feed people. The Sun (2015)Give up the occupation of people pleasing. Christianity Today (2000)The distinction between a job and an occupation is chiefly one of scope. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsWhat we are saying is human habitation and occupation is worse. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not that this was our sole occupation at this time. Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)It was not pleasant for them to be under foreign occupation but in the first few months there were advantages too. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Here, there are interesting insights into the mentality of an army of occupation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To show them there was an opposition to the German occupation and it was French. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In many places it unleashed local conflicts, suppressed but also intensified by German occupation. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Occupation A group of similar jobs. Torrington, Derek Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)

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Translations for 'occupation'

British English: occupation /ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃən/ NOUN
job Your occupation is your job or profession.
I was looking for an occupation which was enjoyable.
  • American English: occupation work
  • Arabic: مِهْنَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: profissão
  • Chinese: 职业
  • Croatian: zanimanje
  • Czech: zaměstnání
  • Danish: beskæftigelse
  • Dutch: beroep
  • European Spanish: ocupación trabajo
  • Finnish: ammatti
  • French: métier
  • German: Beruf
  • Greek: ενασχόληση
  • Italian: lavoro
  • Japanese: 職業
  • Korean: 직업
  • Norwegian: yrke
  • Polish: zawód
  • European Portuguese: profissão
  • Romanian: ocupație
  • Russian: род занятий
  • Spanish: ocupación
  • Swedish: yrke
  • Thai: อาชีพ
  • Turkish: meslek
  • Ukrainian: професія
  • Vietnamese: nghề nghiệp
British English: occupation /ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃən/ NOUN
country The occupation of a country is its invasion and control by a foreign army.
...the military occupation of the country.
  • American English: occupation invasion
  • Arabic: احْتِلَالٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: invasão
  • Chinese: 占领
  • Croatian: okupacija
  • Czech: okupace
  • Danish: okkupation
  • Dutch: bezetting
  • European Spanish: ocupación invasión
  • Finnish: miehitys
  • French: occupation
  • German: Inbesitznahme
  • Greek: κατάληψη
  • Italian: occupazione
  • Japanese: 占領
  • Korean: 점령
  • Norwegian: okkupasjon
  • Polish: okupacja najazd
  • European Portuguese: invasão
  • Romanian: ocupare
  • Russian: оккупация
  • Spanish: ocupación
  • Swedish: ockupation
  • Thai: การยึดครอง
  • Turkish: işgal
  • Ukrainian: окупація
  • Vietnamese: sự chiếm đóng


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