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vocational

[ voh-key-shuh-nl ]
/ voʊˈkeɪ ʃə nl /
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adjective
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.
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Origin of vocational

First recorded in 1645–55; vocation + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for vocational

vocational
/ (vəʊˈkeɪʃənəl) /

adjective
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

Derived forms of vocational

vocationally, adverb
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