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Definition of Occupation

Occupation

  1. The act or process of occupying or taking possession; actual possession and control; the state of being occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the occupation of lands by a tenant.
  2. That which occupies or engages the time and attention; the principal business of one's life; vocation; employment; calling; trade.

Occupation Quotations

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Thomas Jefferson

If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
Robert Baden-Powell

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

Our efforts are not aimed at isolating Israel or de-legitimizing it; rather we want to gain legitimacy for the cause of the people of Palestine. We only aim to de-legitimize the settlement activities and the occupation and apartheid and the logic of ruthless force, and we believe that all the countries of the world stand with us in this regard.
Mahmoud Abbas

It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians, have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not the fault of mathematics, for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
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Occupation Translations

occupation in Afrikaans is beroep
occupation in Dutch is handwerk, beroep, ambacht
occupation in Italian is professione, occupazione, lavoro, arte
occupation in Latin is negotium
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