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occupation /kypen/ n. 1 ones means of making a living, job: Her occupation is as a doctor. 2 any activity on which you spend time: Her chief occupation at that time was reading. 3 taking possession of s.t.: The enemys occupation of the city lasted a year.
Thesaurus: occupation 1 employment, work 2 an interest, pastime 3 control, subjugation frml.
Usage Note: The most common way to ask about a persons occupation is, What do you do?, not What is your occupation?