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Occupation could mean:

In business:

  • Employment, a person's job or work in service of an employer
  • Profession, an occupation that requires special education and training. For example, law, medicine, or theology.
  • Vocation, an occupation pursued more for altruistic benefit than for income
  • Career, a person's occupational history
  • Day job, an occupation solely for income, while pursuing another preferred career track
  • Standard Occupational Classification System, developed and used by the U.S. government

In a military context: