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Origin of vocation
Words nearby vocation
How to use vocation in a sentence
I had never intended to return to my father’s vocation, but this story was too juicy to resist!
Dabbling in different vocations at the same time is a way to transition from one career to another.Rise of ‘portfolio careers’: Pandemic spurs more people to embrace multiple vocations|Jessica Davies|March 16, 2021|Digiday
He switched from defensive line to offense, and suddenly football turned from hobby to possible vocation.His team is going to the Super Bowl. He’s staying on the coronavirus front lines.|Adam Kilgore|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
For most of us, the choice is far less dire — but we still have to weigh the relative value of our vocations against the calling of our convictions, and try to make choices we’d be proud to tell our grandchildren about.
He’s an editor in vocation and a reformer at heart, compelled to spur woefully needed social change.'This Is Not the Time for Tiptoeing.' How British Vogue's Edward Enninful Is Shaking Up the Fashion World|Diana Evans|September 11, 2020|Time
“The golden age of Parisian smiles nurtured, and was nurtured by, the rise of dentistry as a vocation,” writes Jones.
It was only once he directed and starred in his own short film that he decided to pursue acting as a vocation.
He was highly esteemed in the fashion world, but his real vocation was fulfilled in the evening hours.When Downtown Was Cool: Mario Batali, Simon Doonan, Wynton Marsalis Remember the Good Old Days|The Daily Beast|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
History has no shortage of vocation-induced tragi-ironic deaths.
In short, this Austin native needs to make some hard decisions about his vocation.
And everything else is certainly in keeping with our dwelling and our vocation in life, that is, poverty.
We engaged an experienced hack-driver, who combined with his vocation the qualities of a well informed guide as well.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Has it never occurred to you, my dear Miss Warrender, that it might be your vocation, your natural aim in life.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A divinity presided over bakers, another over ovens,--every vocation and every household transaction had its presiding deities.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Another and more serious question for the clergyman is that of the vocation in life of those who are weak mentally.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
British Dictionary definitions for vocation
- a special urge, inclination, or predisposition to a particular calling or career, esp a religious one
- such a calling or career