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1. avocation

noun. ['ˌævəˈkeɪʃən'] an auxiliary activity.

Synonyms

  • speleology
  • spare-time activity
  • spelaeology
  • pastime
  • by-line
  • pursuit
  • interest
  • hobby

Antonyms

  • bore
  • uninteresting
  • interesting
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • avocationem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Avocation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word avocation


1. Noun, singular or mass
A company may add an exclusion to cover a specific career or avocation.

Quotes containing the word avocation


1. But yield who will to their separation, My object in living is to uniteMy avocation and my vocationAs my two eyes make one in sight.
- Robert Frost

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