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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

To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling. To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom.
Maya Lin

An iPod, a phone, an internet mobile communicator... these are NOT three separate devices! And we are calling it iPhone! Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone. And here it is.
Steve Jobs

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

I think there's no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people's lives and improve the world.
Jack Lew
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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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