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- occupation (n.)
- early 14c., "fact of holding or possessing;" mid-14c., "a being employed in something," also "a particular action," from Old French occupacion "pursuit, work, employment; occupancy, occupation" (12c.), from Latin occupationem (nominative occupatio) "a taking possession; business, employment," noun of action from past participle stem of occupare (see occupy). Meaning "employment, business in which one engages" is late 14c. That of "condition of being held and ruled by troops of another country" is from 1940.
- 1. Intellectual life in France was smothered by the occupation.
- 2. Social status is largely determined by the occupation of the main breadwinner.
- 3. Please state your name, age and occupation below.
- 4. He is a teacher by occupation but a philosopher by inclination.
- 5. I haven't entered up your name and occupation yet.
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