English-Norwegian translation of occupation

Translation of the word occupation from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

occupation in Norwegian

employmentnoun yrke [n], tjeneste [u]
  worknoun aktivitet [u], virksomhet [u]
  militarynoun okkupasjon [u]
Synonyms for occupation
Derived terms of occupation
Examples with translation
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Definitions of occupation
1. occupation - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
  business, job, line
  activity any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
  confectionery the occupation and skills of a confectioner
  sport the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
  farming, land agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"
  biz, game an amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
  calling, career, vocation the general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
  employment, work the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
  appointment (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment; "she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
  berth, billet, situation, office, post, spot, place, position a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
  salt mine, treadmill a mine where salt is dug
  craft, trade a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
  profession an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
  metier, medium an occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
  accountancy, accounting the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
  photography the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies
  catering providing food and services
2. occupation - the act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
  acquiring, getting the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
  preoccupancy, preoccupation the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
3. occupation - any activity that occupies a person's attention; "he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game"
  activity any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
4. occupation - the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
  social control control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
  armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
5. occupation - the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of Paris"
  period of time, time period, period an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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