vocation ( vocations plural )
1 n-var If you have a vocation, you have a strong feeling that you are especially suited to do a particular job or to fulfil a particular role in life, especially one which involves helping other people.
It could well be that he has a real vocation..., Diana was a young mission school teacher convinced of her vocation to provide support for her schoolgirl pupils.
2 n-var If you refer to your job or profession as your vocation, you feel that you are particularly suited to it.
oft poss N
Her vocation is her work as an actress...
Traduction Dictionnaire Collins Anglais pour Apprenants
business, calling, career, employment, job, life's work, life work, métier, mission, office, post, profession, pursuit, role, trade
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