- of, relating to, or connected with a vocation or occupation: a vocational aptitude.
- of, relating to, or noting instruction or guidance in an occupation or profession chosen as a career or in the choice of a career: a vocational counselor.
Origin of vocational
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Examples from the Web for vocational
Instead, she is left with the option to go to vocational school, or what is referred to as lycée professionnel in France.‘Girlhood’: Coming of Age in France’s Projects
November 25, 2014
The finality of standardized exams, effectively tracks out some students, whose best second option is vocational school.Egypt, As Protests Rage, School Begins
September 15, 2012
And vocational education proceeds with way too little employer input.How to Pop The Higher-Ed Bubble
May 29, 2012
Whereas the motor system—moving around—it sounds like some vocational activity.Stuart Firestein, Author of ‘Ignorance,’ Says Not Knowing Is the Key to Science
April 22, 2012
At 18, I started attending a vocational college called TAFE, living in my own apartment nearby.Handcuffs, Ropes, and an Open Window: How I Escaped an Unthinkable Childhood
January 29, 2012
We may distinguish broadly three aims: the vocational, the civic, and the cultural.
Vocational economics is the economics of the craftsman and of the shop.
How would you formulate the ideal for the vocational life of the factory worker?
The office next to mine is that of the Vocational Bureau for Women.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman
Emma Speed Sampson
We must take this into consideration in all our vocational training.The Psychology of Nations
- of or relating to a vocation or vocations
- of or relating to applied educational courses concerned with skills needed for an occupation, trade, or professionvocational training
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Word Origin and History for vocational
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