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noun as in control, possession

noun as in seizure, takeover

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They remain segregated in more traditionally “female” occupations.

Among the various occupations in film and television, is there one that you enjoy most?

It does not account for differences in occupations, positions, education, job tenure, or hours worked per week.

Though many no longer practice traditional occupations or travel nomadically, the stereotypes persist.

Dawkins's surroundings lent themselves perfectly to intellectual curiosity and his later occupations.

Migration to distant occupations or to foreign lands was but for the adventurous few.

There he might yet live among men of his own race and degree, and of congenial beliefs and occupations.

The graziers and cattle-dealers were forthwith to find "their occupations gone."

Buddhism failed to ennoble the daily occupations of life, and produced drones and idlers and religious vagabonds.

He said very truly that long impunity had introduced universal laxity, and had made conspiracy the most attractive of occupations.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to occupations, such as: affair, activity, dodge, do, play, and calling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.