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VOCATION AND AVOCATION




Common Stumbling Blocks - Peculiar Constructions - Misused Forms.

Don't mistake these two words so nearly alike. Vocation is the employment,
business or profession one follows for a living; avocation is some
pursuit or occupation which diverts the person from such employment,
business or profession. Thus

"His vocation was the law, his avocation, farming."





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