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Occupation

Occupation

WordNet



noun


(1)   The act of occupying or taking possession of a building
"Occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
(2)   The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
"He's not in my line of business"
(3)   Any activity that occupies a person's attention
"He missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game"
(4)   The control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
(5)   The period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied
"During the German occupation of Paris"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid.
  2. The act, process or state of possessing a place.
  3. The control of a country or region by a hostile army.

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