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occupational Syllabification: oc·cu·pa·tion·al
Pronunciation: /ˌäkyəˈpāSH(ə)n(ə)l/

Definition of occupational in English:


Of or relating to a job or profession: hepatitis B may be an occupational disease for some health-care workers
More example sentences
  • The fund will be bankrolled by levies on employers offering occupational pension schemes.
  • The rules cover most personal pension plans as well as preserved benefits from occupational pension schemes.
  • I am a member of an occupational pension scheme approved by the Inland Revenue.
job-related, work, professional, vocational, employment, business, career


Example sentences
  • Many others die from occupationally induced illnesses.
  • The foundation is a voluntary group made up of people who geographically, socially and occupationally represent the county.
  • You're a cable repairman, plumber, electrician, or are otherwise occupationally obligated to pay visits to the houses and apartments of others.
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