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English definition of “calling”


noun [C]     /ˈkɔː.lɪŋ/ US  /ˈkɑː-/ formal
a strong wish to do a job, usually one that is socially valuable: I'm glad she's going into medicine. It's a very worthy calling.Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
(Definition of calling noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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