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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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Rhymes 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

How do you pronounce avocation?

Pronounce avocation as ˌævəˈkeɪʃən.

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Sentences with avocation


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

Quotes about 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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