how to pronounce avocation

/ˌævəˈkɛɪʃən/

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avocation is pronounced in four syllables

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ævəkɛɪʃən

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An example use of avocation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… or an avocation devoted entirely to …”

meanings of avocation

noun:

  1. The calling of a case from an inferior to a superior court.
  2. That which calls one away from one's regular employment or vocation.
  3. A hobby or recreational or leisure pursuit.
  4. A calling away; a diversion.
  5. Pursuits; duties; affairs which occupy one's time; usual employment; vocation.

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