Associations to the word «Occupation»


OCCUPATION, noun. An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid; a job.
OCCUPATION, noun. The act, process or state of possessing a place.
OCCUPATION, noun. The control of a country or region by a hostile army.
OCCUPATION BRIDGE, noun. (engineering) A bridge connecting the parts of an estate separated by a road, railway, or canal.
OCCUPATION BRIDGES, noun. Plural of occupation bridge
OCCUPATION NUMBER, noun. (physics) The numerical extent to which a quantum state is filled (in a system of many, identical quantum particles)
OCCUPATION NUMBERS, noun. Plural of occupation number

Dictionary definition

OCCUPATION, noun. The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business".
OCCUPATION, noun. The control of a country by military forces of a foreign power.
OCCUPATION, noun. Any activity that occupies a person's attention; "he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game".
OCCUPATION, noun. The act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal".
OCCUPATION, noun. The period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of Paris".

Wise words

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