vocational

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adjective vo·ca·tion·al \vō-ˈkā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of vocational

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or concerned with a vocation

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or undergoing training in a skill or trade to be pursued as a career <a vocational school> <vocational students>

vocationally

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1652

First Known Use of vocational

1652



VOCATIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

vocational

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adjective vo·ca·tion·al \vō-ˈkā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of vocational for English Language Learners

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


VOCATIONAL Defined for Kids

vocational

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adjective vo·ca·tion·al \vō-ˈkā-shə-nəl\

Definition of vocational for Students

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or concerned with an occupation <vocational opportunities>

  2. 2 :  relating to or providing training in a skill or trade to be pursued as a career <a vocational school>



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