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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OCCUPATIONAL

The occupational basis is not quite satisfactory as applied to the richest class.

We didn't much talk about it; we chalked it off as occupational hazards.

This occupational change has resulted in loss to this country.

Similarly, there is a characteristic variety of occupational activity, a style of workmanship, a way of doing business.

Providing compensation for federal employees suffering injury or occupational diseases in the course of their employment.

The solicitor has passed upon other cases of occupational disease, with some decidedly interesting results.

We have observed the postponement of marriage in its effect on the occupational opportunities of those daughters.

Occupational limitations are observed, as we have already seen, by many modern castes.

He needs help in choosing a job, because self-identification is dependent upon some kind of occupational identity.

Some of these castes are purely Dravidian, and the names have evidently been used in their occupational sense.

WORD ORIGIN

1850, from occupation + -al (1). Occupational therapy is attested by 1918; occupational risk by 1951. Related: Occupationally.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OCCUPATIONAL

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adjectiveworking
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