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occupation

noun

1 occupation

The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.

synonyms: business, job, line, line of work.

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... show more

Dutch: baan, beroep, betrekking, dienstverband, functie, job, m├ętier, positie, post, professie ... show more
Polish: praca, robota, zatrudnienie



2 occupation

The control of a country by military forces of a foreign power.

synonym: military control.

Dutch: bezetting
Polish: okupacja

3 occupation

Any activity that occupies a person's attention.

Dutch: occupatie, activiteit, bezigheid

4 occupation

The act of occupying or taking possession of a building:
— Occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal.

synonyms: moving in, occupancy.

Roget 186: presence; occupancy, occupation; attendance; whereness.    permeation, pervasion; diffusion etc. (dispersion) 73.    ubiety, ubiquity, ubiquitariness; ... show more

Dutch: bezetting, ingebruikneming
Polish: okupacja

5 occupation

The period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied.

Dutch: bezigheid
Polish: okupacja


Moby thesaurus: abiding, abode, act, acting, action, activism, activities, activity, adoption, adverse possession, affair, affairs, agency, alodium, appointment, appropriation, arrogation, art, assumption, bag ... show more.

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