Vocational meaning

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(of education) That provides a special skill rather than academic knowledge.
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The definition of vocational is something related to employment or work.

Skills needed to get a job are examples of vocational skills.

Classes tailored at teaching specific work-skills are examples of vocational classes.

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Of or relating to a vocation or vocations.

Vocational counseling.

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Relating to, providing, or undergoing training in a special skill to be pursued in a trade.

Vocational students learning to operate a lathe.

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Of a vocation, trade, occupation, etc.
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Designating or of education, training, a school, etc. intended to prepare one for an occupation, sometimes specif. in a trade.
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Of or pertaining to a vocation.
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Origin of vocational