adjective oc·cu·pa·tive \ˈäkyəˌpātiv\

Definition of occupative

  1. 1 :  held by occupation an occupative field

  2. 2 :  of or relating to an occupation Smith is an occupative name

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Origin and Etymology of occupative

Latin occupatus (past participle of Latin occupare to take possession of, occupy, employ) + English -ive

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