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Definition of vocation:

  1. A call to special religious work, as to the ministry.
  2. A call; a summons; a citation; especially, a designation or appointment to a particular state, business, or profession.
  3. A calling by the will of God.
  4. Destined or appropriate employment; calling; occupation; trade; business; profession.
  5. The bestowment of God's distinguishing grace upon a person or nation, by which that person or nation is put in the way of salvation; as, the vocation of the Jews under the old dispensation, and of the Gentiles under the gospel.

Synonyms:

archangel, blessing, brotherhood, desk job, racket, employ, game, calling, trading, line, traffic, blaspheme, art, child labor, fellowship, angel, angelic, handicraft, action, duty, blasphemy, community, fraternity, avocation, sodality, article of faith, craft, busywork, chore, career, bless, dead-end job, absolution, life history, consultancy, blasphemous, lay, day job, desire, baby, cover, occupational group, work.

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