[n] - an auxiliary activity
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Av`o·ca'tion noun [ Latin avocatio .] 1. A calling away; a diversion. [ Obsolete or Archaic] « Impulses to duty, and powerful avocations from sin. South. » 2. That which calls one away from one's regu...
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1. A calling away; a diversion. 'Impulses to duty, and powerful avocations from sin.' (South) ... 2. That which calls one away from one's regular employment or vocation. 'Heaven is his vocation, and therefore he counts earthly employments avocations.' (Fuller) 'By the secular cares and avocations wh...
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by-line noun an auxiliary activity
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• (n.) Pursuits; duties; affairs which occupy one`s time; usual employment; vocation. • (n.) That which calls one away from one`s regular employment or vocation. • (n.) A calling away; a diversion.
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avocation 1. A hobby or pastime; not one's work. 2. The opposite of one's career or occupation. 3. Etymology: 'a calling away from one's occupation', from Latin avocationem, 'a calling away'; and Latin avocare, 'to call away'; from ad-, 'away' plus vocare, 'to call'.
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An avocation is an activity that one engages in as a hobby outside one`s main occupation. There are many examples of people whose professions were the ways that they made their livings, but for whom their activities outside of their workplaces were their true passions in life. Occasionally, as with...
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1) An auxiliary activity 2) By-line 3) Hobby 4) Interest 5) Pastime 6) Pursuit 7) Sideline 8) Spare-time activity
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