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One entry found for vocation.
Main Entry: vo·ca·tion
Pronunciation: vomacr-primarystresskamacr-shschwan
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English vocacioun "a strong inclination to a particular course of action or way of life," from early French vocaciun (same meaning), from Latin vocation-, vocatio "summons," derived from vocare "to call" --related to ADVOCATE, PROVOKE, REVOKE
1 : a strong desire or leaning for a certain career or course of action; especially : a divine call to the religious life
2 a : the work a person regularly does : OCCUPATION b : the persons in a particular occupation

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