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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 oc·cu·pa·tion /ˌɑkjəˈpeʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 職業 占有

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Oc·cu·pa·tion n.
 1. The act or process of occupying or taking possession; actual possession and control; the state of being occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the occupation of lands by a tenant.
 2. That which occupies or engages the time and attention.
 3. Specfically: The principal business of one's life; the principal work by which one earns one's livelihood; vocation; employment; profession; calling; trade; avocation; as, these days many people continue to practice their occupation well into their seventies.
    Absence of occupation is not rest.   --Cowper.
 Occupation bridge Engin., a bridge connecting the parts of an estate separated by a railroad, a canal, or an ordinary road.
 Syn: -- Occupancy; possession; tenure; use; employment; avocation; engagement; vocation; calling; office; trade; profession.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn
           money; "he's not in my line of business" [syn: business,
            job, line of work, line]
      2: the control of a country by military forces of a foreign
         power [syn: military control]
      3: any activity that occupies a person's attention; "he missed
         the bell in his occupation with the computer game"
      4: the act of occupying or taking possession of a building;
         "occupation of a building without a certificate of
         occupancy is illegal" [syn: occupancy, taking
         possession, moving in]
      5: the period of time during which a place or position or
         nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of