occupation

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English[edit]

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From Middle English occupacioun, from Middle French occupation, from Latin occupatio.

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occupation (plural occupations)

  1. 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.
  2. The act, process or state of possessing a place.
  3. The control of a country or region by a hostile army.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin occupatiō, occupationem.

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Noun[edit]

occupation f (plural occupations)

  1. occupation (the occupying of a territory)
  2. occupation (something that one spends one's time on, such as a job or a hobby)
  3. occupation (act of occupying; of being an occupant)

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