adjective see occupation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • occupational — oc‧cu‧pa‧tion‧al [ˌɒkjˈpeɪʆnəl◂ ǁ ˌɑːk ] adjective [only before a noun] JOBS related to someone s job: • questions about credit card applicants occupational backgrounds • She is moving steadily up the occupational ladder. • Specific… …   Financial and business terms

  • occupational — adj. Of or pertaining to an occupation[3] or occupations[3]; caused by or incidental to an occupation[3]; as, occupational hazard; occupational illness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • occupational — (adj.) 1850, from OCCUPATION (Cf. occupation) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Occupational therapy is attested by 1918; occupational risk by 1951. Related: Occupationally …   Etymology dictionary

  • occupational — index technical Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 occupational adj. Related to …   Law dictionary

  • occupational — [adj] pertaining to work business, career, employment, job related, professional, vocational, work; concept 360 …   New thesaurus

  • occupational — occupationally, adv. /ok yeuh pay sheuh nl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to an occupation, trade, or calling: occupational guidance. 2. of or pertaining to occupation: occupational troops. [1840 50; OCCUPATION + AL1] * * * (as used in expressions)… …   Universalium

  • occupational — oc|cu|pa|tion|al [ˌɔkjuˈpeıʃənəl US ˌa:k ] adj [only before noun] relating to, or caused by your job ▪ occupational pension schemes ▪ an occupational health centre ▪ occupational disease ▪ Getting injured is an occupational hazard (=a risk that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • occupational — oc·cu·pa·tion·al .äk yə pā shnəl, shən əl adj relating to or being an occupational disease <occupational deafness> oc·cu·pa·tion·al·ly ē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • occupational — oc|cu|pa|tion|al [ ,akjə peıʃənl ] adjective usually before noun relating to or caused by your job: occupational categories/groups compensation for occupational accidents and diseases ╾ oc|cu|pa|tion|al|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • occupational — [[t]ɒ̱kjʊpe͟ɪʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Occupational means relating to a person s job or profession. Some received substantial occupational assistance in the form of low interest loans. Syn: job related Derived words: occupationally ADV… …   English dictionary

  • occupational — adjective (only before noun) related to, or caused by your job: an occupational disease | occupational hazard (=a risk that always exists in a particular job) occupationally adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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