occupational etymology

English word occupational comes from English occupation, English -al

Detailed word origin of occupational

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
occupational English (eng) Of, relating to, or caused by an occupation.

Words with the same origin as occupational

Descendants of -al
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