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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Avocation (0.02037 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Avocation.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: avocation sambil
English → English (WordNet) Definition: avocation avocation n : an auxiliary activity [syn: by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Avocation Avocation \Av`o*ca"tion\, n. [L. avocatio.] 1. A calling away; a diversion. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913 Webster] Impulses to duty, and powerful avocations from sin. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. That which calls one away from one's regular employment or vocation. [1913 Webster] Heaven is his vocation, and therefore he counts earthly employments avocations. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] By the secular cares and avocations which accompany marriage the clergy have been furnished with skill in common life. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] Note: In this sense the word is applied to the smaller affairs of life, or occasional calls which summon a person to leave his ordinary or principal business. Avocation (in the singular) for vocation is usually avoided by good writers. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. Pursuits; duties; affairs which occupy one's time; usual employment; vocation. [1913 Webster] There are professions, among the men, no more favorable to these studies than the common avocations of women. --Richardson. [1913 Webster] In a few hours, above thirty thousand men left his standard, and returned to their ordinary avocations. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] An irregularity and instability of purpose, which makes them choose the wandering avocations of a shepherd, rather than the more fixed pursuits of agriculture. --Buckle. [1913 Webster]


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