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  Words related to occupation

Related / Similar Words: occupancy, taking possession, moving in, business, job, line of work, line, military control

 

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

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    Hyponyms: preoccupancy, preoccupation, sport, farming, land, game, biz, career, calling, vocation, employment, work, appointment, position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation, treadmill, salt mine, trade, craft, profession, metier, medium, accountancy, accounting, photography, catering

     

    Derivational Morphology: inhabit, occupy, reside, lodge in, absorb, engross, engage, concern, interest, worry, busy, invade, fill, take, use up

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 职业   Dutch: bezigheid  
    Finnish: ammatti   French: occupation  
    German: Beschäftigung   Greek: απασχόληση  
    Hungarian: foglalkozás   Italian: occupazione  
    Japanese: 仕事   Korean: 직업  
    Kurdish: pîşe   Portuguese: ocupação  
    Russian: занятие   Spanish: ocupación  
    Swedish: sysselsättning  
     
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