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EtymologyEdit

Old French vocation < Latin vocātiō.

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NounEdit

vocation (countable and uncountable, plural vocations)

  1. An inclination to undertake a certain kind of work, especially a religious career; often in response to a perceived summons; a calling.
  2. An occupation for which a person is suited, trained or qualified.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vocātiō.

NounEdit

vocation f (plural vocations)

  1. vocation (calling)
  2. vocation (employment; career; work)

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

vocation f (oblique plural vocations, nominative singular vocation, nominative plural vocations)

  1. call; calling; appeal
  2. (specifically, euphemistic) passing away; death; an instance of dying