An example of occupation is when you are a doctor or a lawyer.
An example of occupation is when the United States maintains military troops in Iraq to keep control and order.
Other Word Forms
Origin of occupation
- Middle English occupacioun from Old French occupacion from Latin occupātiō occupātiōn- from occupātus past participle of occupāre to occupy occupy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English occupacioun, from Middle French occupation, from Latin occupatio.