- [C]工作; 职业 a job; employment
- [C]消遣 a way of spending time
- [U]占领 the act of occupying a place
the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;
"he's not in my line of business"
the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
any activity that occupies a person's attention;
"he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game"
the act of occupying or taking possession of a building;
"occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied;
"during the German occupation of Paris"
- I haven't entered your name and occupation yet.
- Please state your name, age and occupation.
- He is a merchant in occupation.
- He returned from Paris and found his office was under someone else's occupation.
- Riding is her favorite occupation.
- The house was adapted for occupation.
- He carried on several occupations at a time.
- She despised the occupation.
- Reading is a useful occupation to us.
- She was born in France during German occupation.
- carry on occupation 从事工作
- change sb's occupation 换工作
- choose an occupation 挑选职业
- learn some occupation 学某种职业
- occupation of 对…占领
Harold and Swend..by their invasion..gave him full occupation throughout the year.出自： E. A. Freeman
- occupation, business, profession, trade, vocation
- 这组词都有“职业,工作”的意思。它们之间的区别是：business使用广泛,在日常生活中,可泛指“事情”,尤指自己负责管理的事情; 在社会经济生活中,多指生意,尤指以赢利为目的的买卖或商业中的工作。occupation可以泛指各种专业。profession指必须受过相当高的教育或专门训练才能从事的知识性职业,如律师、医生、建筑师等。vocation指专心从事的业务,除谋生的行业外,还包括专门爱好。trade则是指涉及体力或手工劳动、手工操作机械或工具的职业。例如:
- That's no business of yours.那事与你无关。
- Mind your own business.管你自己的事,少管闲事。
- A lot of the U.S. small grocers have gone out of business since the advent of the supermarkets.超级市场一出现,大批美国食品杂货店就歇业了。
- She got a sideline occupation.她从事第二职业。
- She left her teaching profession and became a secretary.她放弃教书的职业改行当了秘书。
- Mr. Brown is a lawyer by profession.布朗先生的职业是律师。
- He chose painting as his vocation.他以绘画为专业。
- He is in the silk trade.他做丝绸生意。
- ☆ 14世纪初期进入英语，直接源自古法语的occupacion，意为工作；最初源自拉丁语的occupationem，意为职业。