occupation

occupation
occupation oc‧cu‧pa‧tion [ˌɒkjˈpeɪʆn ǁ ˌɑːk-] noun [countable] PROPERTY
a job or profession, used especially on official forms or for writing about the jobs people do:

• Please state your name, age, and occupation.

• The least stressful occupations in our study were museum work and library work.

ˈservice occuˌpation JOBS
a job that involves providing a service for a person or company, rather than producing a product, for example the job of a cleaner, sales person, or lawyer:

• Service occupations are present in all sectors of the economy.

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occupation UK US /ˌɒkjəˈpeɪʃən/ noun
[C] the job or type of job that a person has: full-time/main occupation »

She lists her main occupation as 'property developer'.

current/previous occupation »

He returned to his previous occupation as a teacher.

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Please state your name, age, and occupation.

See Note JOB(Cf. ↑job)
[U] FORMAL PROPERTY an occasion when someone moves into and starts using a building: »

The apartment is available for occupation in April.

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The company is entitled to exclusive occupation of the premises.

See also SERVICE OCCUPATION(Cf. ↑service occupation)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • occupation — [ ɔkypasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. occupatio 1 ♦ Ce à quoi on consacre son activité, son temps. ⇒ affaire, besogne, ouvrage, passe temps. « Les jeux des enfants sont de graves occupations » (Barbusse). Elle a de multiples occupations. Vaquer à ses… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • occupation — Occupation. s. f. v. Employ, affaire à laquelle on est occupé. Importante occupation. serieuse, penible occupation. frivole, legere occupation. j ay assez d occupation. voilà une belle occupation pour un homme sage. quelles sont maintenant vos… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Occupation — may refer to: Job (role), a regular activity performed for payment, that occupies one s time Employment, a person under service of another by hire Career, a course through life Profession, a vocation founded upon specialized training Vocation, an …   Wikipedia

  • Occupation — Oc cu*pa tion, n. [L. occupatio: cf. F. occupation.] 1. The act or process of occupying or taking possession; actual possession and control; the state of being occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the occupation of lands by a tenant.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • occupation — I (possession) noun ascendancy, authority, charge, command, control, direction, domination, dominion, influence, inhabitation, jurisdiction, mastery, occupancy, occupatio, ownership, power, predominance, predominancy, proprietary rights,… …   Law dictionary

  • occupation — [n1] profession, business activity, affair, calling, chosen work, craft, daily grind*, day gig*, do, dodge*, employment, game*, grindstone*, hang*, job, lick*, line, line of work, métier, moonlight*, nine to five*, play*, post, pursuit, racket*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Occupation — Occupation, lat. deutsch, Besetzung, Einnahme; Besitzergreifung an herrenlosen Sachen, die noch nie im Eigenthum gewesen oder wo dasselbe aufgegeben worden ist. Nicht so an verlornen Sachen, deren widerrechtliche Aneignung den Funddiebstahl… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Occupation — Occupation, the the period from 1940 44 during World War II, when France was occupied by the German army …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • occupation — (n.) early 14c., fact of holding or possessing; mid 14c., a being employed in something, also a particular action, from O.Fr. occupacion (12c.), from L. occupationem (nom. occupatio) a taking possession, business, employment, noun of action from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • occupation — employment, *work, calling, pursuit, business …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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