occupational

[ ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl /

adjective

of or relating to an occupation, trade, or calling: occupational guidance.
of or relating to occupation: occupational troops.

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Origin of occupational

First recorded in 1840–50; occupation + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM occupational

oc·cu·pa·tion·al·ly, adverbnon·oc·cu·pa·tion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonoccupational

occupational
/ (ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃənəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or caused by an occupationan occupational pension scheme; an occupational disease

Derived forms of occupational

occupationally, adverb
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