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occupations, plural;
  1. A job or profession
    • - his prime occupation was as editor
  2. A way of spending time
    • - a game of cards is a pretty harmless occupation
  3. The action, state, or period of occupying or being occupied by military force
    • - the Roman occupation of Britain
    • - the Nazi occupation
  4. The action of entering and taking control of a building
    • - the workers remained in occupation until October 16
  5. The action or fact of living in or using a building or other place
    • - a property suitable for occupation by older people

  1. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
  2. the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
  3. any activity that occupies a person's attention; "he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game"
  4. the act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
  5. the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of Paris"
  6. (occupational) of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained; "occupational hazard"
  7. Occupation is the season premiere of the third season of Battlestar Galactica, and follows the events of the webisodic short series . "Occupation" aired on October 6, 2006 and was immediately followed by the second episode, "Precipice".
  8. An occupation, as an act of protest, is the entry into and holding of a building, space or symbolic site. ...
  9. Occupation is a BAFTA award winning three part drama serial broadcast by BBC One in June 2009. It was written by Peter Bowker and has been produced by Kudos for BBC Northern Ireland.
  10. An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid; The act, process or state of possessing a place; The control of a country or region by a hostile army
  11. (occupational) [ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl] adj.
  12. (Occupations) Rapper, record producer, CEO, actor, designer
  13. (Occupations) This subject is used whenever reference is made to free people of color, including apprentices, who are engaged in a specific occupation or business. Also includes references to free people of color who own or run a business
  14. Synonymous with the term “job title” in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
  15. For an alien entering the United States or adjusting without a labor certification, occupation refers to the employment held in the country of last legal residence or in the United States. For an alien with a labor certification, occupation is the employment for which certification has been issued.
  16. Of all ethnic groups, Chinese had the highest proportion as students (about a third) and the lowest in "routine/manual" occupations (17%).
  17. An insured's regular occupation or profession at the time of becoming disabled.
  18. (Census Bureau) A numeric coding structure widely adopted by federal, state and private occupation analysts, for identifying the occupation of an injured worker.
  19. An occupation is work or a job/career/profession that is conducted in a competitive workforce. It is an activity in which a person might reasonably be expected to be employed because of his or her skills, education and training. ...
  20. The kind of work a person does to make a living. Occupations are specific jobs usually found in several industries. ...
  21. A person's trade, profession, or business.
  22. Your job, work or profession e.g. bricklayer, checkout operator, teacher.
  23. A group of jobs having common or closely related responsibilities and duties, and occurring in representative industries throughout the country. Actual duties within an occupation may vary from one establishment to another but most areas are common.
  24. Refers to the kind of work persons were doing during the reference week, as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. ...
  25. a group of similar jobs found in different industries or organizations (Herr and Cramer, nd.).