Translation of calling in Spanish:

calling

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːlɪŋ/

n

  • 1.1 (vocation) vocación (f)
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    • I wanted to be ordained because in my heart of hearts, I had always felt a strong calling.
    • But in general, men historically seem to have a calling towards protector roles and I honor them for that.
    • It's an upbringing she remembers fondly, even though she can't begin to place where her calling towards music came from.
    1.2 (occupation) [formal] profesión (f)
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    • On looking through the hall of fame, he discovered he had joined a band of past pupils who covered many services and callings in their chosen professions.
    • Clearly, some of the nurses are in the noble calling for the money.
    • The British crown possessed an ancient right to seize for naval service ‘seamen, seafaring men and persons whose occupations or callings are to work upon vessels and boats upon rivers’.

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