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vocation

US [vəʊˈkeɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [vəʊˈkeɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.职业;天职;使命;工作
  • Web行业;才能;天命
Plural Form:vocations  
vocation
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n.
1.
[c]
(认为特别适合自己的)工作,职业,生活方式a type of work or way of life that you believe is especially suitable for you
Nursing is not just a job─it's a vocation.
护理不仅仅是一项工作,而且还是一种职业。
She believes that she has found her true vocation in life.
她相信自己找到了真正适合自己的生活方式。
You missed your vocation─you should have been an actor.
你干错行了,你本该当演员。
2.
[c][u]
~ (for sth)
(认为某种工作或生活方式特别适合自己的)信心,使命感a belief that a particular type of work or way of life is especially suitable for you
He has a vocation for teaching.
他是教书的材料。
She is a doctor with a strong sense of vocation.
她是一位具有强烈使命感的医生。
3.
[c][u]
圣召;神召a belief that you have been chosen by God to be a priest or nun
a vocation to the priesthood
司铎圣召

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