English word occupation comes from Latin occupo.
Occupation detailed word origin explanation
|occupo || Latin (lat) ||I anticipate, make the first move. I employ, make use of. I occupy, fill, take up. I seize, invade, take possession of. |
|occupatio || Latin (lat) ||(figurative) trouble, unrest. Duty, obligation. Occupation, employment. Seizing, occupying (taking possession). |
|occupation || Middle French (frm) || |
|occupacioun || Middle English (enm) || |
|occupation || English (eng) ||An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid; a job.. The act, process or state of possessing a place.. The control of a country or region by a hostile army. |
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