adjective \vō-ˈkā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

: relating to the special skills, training, etc., that you need for a particular job or occupation

Full Definition of VOCATIONAL

:  of, relating to, or concerned with a vocation
:  of, relating to, or undergoing training in a skill or trade to be pursued as a career <a vocational school> <vocational students>
vo·ca·tion·al·ly adverb

First Known Use of VOCATIONAL


Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis


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