Pronunciation of Occupation
/ˌɒkjʊpˈe͡ɪʃən/, /ˌɒkjʊpˈeɪʃən/, /ˌɒ_k_j_ʊ_p_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for occupation:
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
commission, retailing, posting, activity, profession, labor, interest, barter, concern, company, exchange, specialty, enterprise, livelihood, corporation, vocation, industry, venture, market, career, assignment, situation, practice, commerce, station, trade, business, service, selling, calling, holding, job, proprietorship, busy work, transaction, affair, merchant, employment, establishment, partnership, negotiation, position, consortium, firm, management.
control, possession (noun)
seizure, takeover (noun)
Usage examples for occupation:
- She had occupation enough. - "Countess Erika's Apprenticeship", Ossip Schubin.
- Tobacco and sugar raising principal occupation of the people. - "Alden's Handy Atlas of the World", John B. Alden.
- The merit of it was that it offered some sort of occupation for practically all her time. - "The Real Adventure", Henry Kitchell Webster.