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occupational

[ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl] /ˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an occupation, trade, or calling:
occupational guidance.
2.
of or relating to occupation:
occupational troops.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; occupation + -al1
Related forms
occupationally, adverb
nonoccupational, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non occupational

occupational

/ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃənəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or caused by an occupation: an occupational pension scheme, an occupational disease
Derived Forms
occupationally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non occupational

occupational

adj.

1850, from occupation + -al (1). Occupational therapy is attested by 1918; occupational risk by 1951. Related: Occupationally.

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