Definitions for

Overview of noun occupation

The noun occupation has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (7) occupation, business, job, line of work, line

(the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

2. (1) occupation, military control

(the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power)

3. (1) occupation

(any activity that occupies a person's attention; "he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game")

4. (1) occupation, occupancy, moving in

(the act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal")

5. occupation

(the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of Paris") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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