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Definition of Calling

Calling

  1. of Call
  2. The act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one.
  3. A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament.
  4. A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called.
  5. A naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names with a view to obtaining an answer, as in legislative bodies.
  6. One's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade.
  7. The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment.
  8. Title; appellation; name.

Calling Quotations

The mountains are calling and I must go.
John Muir

I don't know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived.
Will Smith

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Harvey S. Firestone

I can't understand people calling themselves religious and being hateful. If a preacher is preaching hate, to fear God that's not religion, that's not helping humanity, that's organizing an army to defeat somebody.
Mojo Nixon

Your self-worth has nothing to do with your craft or calling, and everything to do with how you treat yourself.
Kris Carr
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Calling Translations

calling in French is appelant
calling in German is spricht, anrufend, Aufruf {m}, Berufung
calling in Swedish is kallelse, yrke, ringer, kall

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