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View synonyms for vocational

vocational

[ voh-key-shuh-nl ]

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or connected with a vocation or occupation:

    a vocational aptitude.

  2. 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.



vocational

/ vəʊˈkeɪʃənəl /

adjective

  1. of or relating to a vocation or vocations
  2. of or relating to applied educational courses concerned with skills needed for an occupation, trade, or profession

    vocational training



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Derived Forms

  • voˈcationally, adverb

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Other Words From

  • vo·cation·al·ly adverb
  • nonvo·cation·al adjective
  • nonvo·cation·al·ly adverb
  • quasi-vo·cation·al adjective
  • quasi-vo·cation·al·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of vocational1

First recorded in 1645–55; vocation + -al 1

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Example Sentences

This space is where the Zeidan guides localization work, community building, power building work, capacity building and vocational training.

By the hundreds of thousands, the Communist Party forced Uyghurs into sprawling detention facilities, which it dubbed “vocational training centers” though they better resembled concentration camps.

The federal government and 34 states, including California, have policies that allow some prisoners to receive early release for “earned time” — completing vocational, self-improvement or educational programming.

They had fewer disciplinary infractions and were more likely to pursue additional vocational and educational programming.

China has always denied these allegations and says its networks of facilities for Uyghurs in Xinjiang are vocational training centers and reeducation camps designed to stamp out terrorism.

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Instead, she is left with the option to go to vocational school, or what is referred to as lycée professionnel in France.

Many today are calling for us to create a much more vocational style of teaching.

Limited vocational training or other alternatives forces many Palestinian families to turn to waseets.

He urged better vocational programs, because not everyone, he said, needs a four-year college degree.

We need to incentivize local school districts to offer more advanced placement courses and more vocational and career training.

The office next to mine is that of the Vocational Bureau for Women.

The effects of the division of labor as a discipline may therefore be best studied in the vocational types it has produced.

It is practically impossible to overemphasize the importance of the boy's vocational choice.

Furthermore, in every effort toward vocational training and sorting, the employer will be found interested and ready to help.

Under the influence of deity cults, moreover, the social position of the priesthood changes, as do also its vocational practices.

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