Vocation definitions

vō-kā'shən
A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
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Any trade, profession, or occupation.
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A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one.
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An inclination to undertake a certain kind of work, especially a religious career; often in response to a perceived summons; a calling.
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An occupation for which a person is suited, trained or qualified.
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The function or career toward which one believes oneself to be called.
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Vocation is defined as a call to do something, especially regarding religious work.

The woman’s desire to become a nun is an example of vocation.

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Vocation means one’s calling or profession.

The hard work done by a charity worker accepting little or no money is an example of a vocation.

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A regular occupation, especially one for which a person is particularly suited or qualified.
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An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work.

A vocation for medicine.

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Origin of vocation

Middle English vocacioun divine call to a religious life from Old French vocation from Latin vocātiō vocātiōn- a calling from vocātus past participle of vocāre to call wekw- in Indo-European roots