“The golden age of Parisian smiles nurtured, and was nurtured by, the rise of dentistry as a vocation,” writes Jones.
It was only once he directed and starred in his own short film that he decided to pursue acting as a vocation.
“When women enter any vocation, that vocation changes in some way,” Erickson says.
It's a vocation that could only thrive on Capitol Hill: professional line-stander.
Telling people only what they want to hear has become a vocation.
Often had he professed his readiness to prove his vocation by fire.
But he has lit upon his vocation at last—he is a born pudding-maker.
It was simply a change of vocation, and there still remained a market for grain, hay, straw and other produce of the farm.
My present vocation pays well; in fact, I am beginning to lay by.
We shall, in this chapter, discuss the problem of vocation for women under present conditions.
early 15c., "spiritual calling," from Latin vocationem (nominative vocatio), literally "a calling," from vocatus "called," past participle of vocare "to call" (see voice (n.)). Sense of "one's occupation or profession" is first attested 1550s.