from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or caused by engagement in a particular occupation: occupational hazards.

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  • adj. Of, relating to, or caused by an occupation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to an occupation{3} or occupations{3}; caused by or incidental to an occupation{3}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a particular occupation, calling, or trade: as, tables of occupational mortality.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained


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  • There is also less participation in occupational pension plans, anything not a CPP, by private sector employees.

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  • He continues this sort of citation even when quoting from the 1891 census, a census that went out of its way to display the range of social subgroups within occupational labels.

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  • Trivalent chromium, the form found in the diet, has very low toxicity and a great margin of safety, but hexavalent chromium is toxic, and long-term occupational exposure can lead to skin problems, perforated nasal septum, and lung cancer.

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  • Teachers make up about 16 percent of the 37 million people in the United States who are dubbed "occupational voice users," which includes air traffic controllers, emergency dispatchers and telephone customer service representatives, said Eric J. Hunter, deputy executive director of the National Center for Voice and Speech. Top headlines

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  • Yes, it's true that high, long-term occupational exposure to asbestos, particularly among smokers, increased the risk of mesothelioma and asbestosis, but those risks must be laid against the fire-resistance and protection benefits of asbestos.

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