how to pronounce vocation


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the above transcription of vocation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

vocation is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of vocation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… fantastic vocation that I would enjoy …”

meanings of vocation


  1. An inclination to undertake a certain kind of work, especially a religious career; often in response to a perceived summons; a calling.
  2. An occupation for which a person is suited, trained or qualified.

vocation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word vocation occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vocation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vocation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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