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vocation

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Definition a particular type of job
  • She not only changed jobs, she changed vocations.
vocations = a particular type of job
  • Took a series of interest, aptitude, and personality tests to choose a good vocation.
  • Hurriedly I began choosing my vocation.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • vocation = type of job to be done as a career
  • The unique exhibition which you gave of your pupils engaged in their industrial vocations was not only artistic but thoroughly impressive.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • vocations = jobs
  • Just as I was wondering privately why in the world something like my vocation would even come up, Colton surprised me when he nodded enthusiastically.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • vocation = a particular type of job
  • Why should not you, too, find some sort of vocation in life, Mrs. Hedda?
    Henrik Ibsen  --  Hedda Gabler
  • vocation = a particular type of job
  • You shall do that which the Council of Vocations shall prescribe for you.
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem
  • vocations = types of jobs that people have
  • I wonder what your vocation will turn out to be: perhaps you will be a poet?
    Eliot, George  --  Middlemarch
  • The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
    Logan Pearsall Smith
  • He was a gentle and kindly man, with a life and a longing, quite apart from his vocation, which were never lived or fulfilled.
    Howells,William Dean  --  My Literary Passions
  • He answered, to go to sea again, in his old vocation.
    Melville, Herman  --  Moby Dick I-LXVII
  • I applied it to him with the deliberate conviction that his vocation in life was the vocation of a spy.
    Collins, Wilkie  --  The Woman in White
  • I explained how sure I was of my vocation, that I had prayed to the Blessed Virgin to make me sure, and to find me worthy.
    Eugene O'Neill  --  Long Day's Journey into Night
  • But I'll have lots of spare time in the long winter evenings, and I've no vocation for fancy work.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • He studied construction as his vocation and in November 2008 graduated with his high school diploma.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • He went there, chose that as his vocation, with that as his purpose.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • It has always been so, un droit de la vocation—and necessary.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • For Adams it was as if he had found a vocation again.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • She had no vocation for struggling with combinations; in the solemnity of sequestration there was something that overwhelmed her.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • Protecting's always been my vocation."
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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