職業

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See also: 职业

Chinese[edit]

office; duty business; occupation; study
trad. (職業)
simp. (职业)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

職業

  1. occupation; profession; career; vocation
    職業前景 / 职业前景  ―  zhíyè qiánjǐng  ―  career prospects

Usage notes[edit]

It is not customary in Chinese to distinguish between a profession and a professional title or role, as is the case in English. Consider the following example:

職業醫生 / 职业医生  ―  Tā de zhíyè shì yīshēng.  ―  He is a doctor by profession. (lit. "His profession is doctor.")

Adjective[edit]

職業

  1. (attributive) professional; occupational; vocational
    職業健康安全 / 职业健康安全  ―  zhíyè jiànkāng ānquán  ―  occupational health and safety

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (職業):
  • Japanese: 職業 (しょくぎょう) (shokugyō)
  • Korean: 직업 (職業, jigeop)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょく
Grade: 5
ぎょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

職業 (hiragana しょくぎょう, romaji shokugyō)

  1. occupation, trade, profession, business

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

職業 (jigeop) (hangeul 직업)

  1. Hanja form? of 직업, “job, work, occupation, vocation, profession, trade”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

職業

  1. Hán tự form of chức nghiệp, “career, profession