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    occupation

    occupation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word occupation

    Definition
    (noun) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    Synonyms : business , job , line , line of work
    Example Sentence
    • he's not in my line of business
    Definition
    (noun) the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    Synonyms : military control
    Definition
    (noun) any activity that occupies a person's attention
    Example Sentence
    • he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game
    Definition
    (noun) the act of occupying or taking possession of a building
    Synonyms : moving in , occupancy
    Example Sentence
    • occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal
    Definition
    (noun) the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied
    Example Sentence
    • during the German occupation of Paris
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