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British English: /ɒkjʊˈpeɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌɑkjəˈpeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of occupation in German:


  • 1 (of property)
    (tenure) Besitz Mask.
    (occupancy) Bewohnung Fem.
    take over the occupation of
    in Besitz nehmen
    einziehen in + Akk. (Haus, Wohnung, Zimmer)
    the owners of the house are [still]/the new tenants are already in occupation
    die Hausbesitzer sind noch nicht ausgezogen/die neuen Mieter sind schon eingezogen
  • 4 (profession)
    Beruf Mask.
    his occupation is civil engineering
    er ist Bauingenieur [von Beruf]
    what's her occupation?
    was ist sie von Beruf?
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