Definitions for occupationalˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•cu•pa•tion•alˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or caused by the conditions of a particular occupation:

    an occupational disease; an occupational hazard.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occupational(adj)

    of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained

    "occupational hazard"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. occupational(adjective)ˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl

    relating to a job or profession

    occupational safety and health rules

  2. occupationalˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl

    a problem resulting from doing a particular job

    Catching colds is one of the occupational hazards of being a doctor.


  1. occupational(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or caused by an occupation

    Boredom is an occupational hazard if you are a checkout girl.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occupational' in Adjectives Frequency: #678

Translations for occupational

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of, or caused by, a person's job

an occupational disease.

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