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vocational

adjective
 
 
/vəʊˈkeɪʃənəl/
providing skills and education that prepare you for a job: vocational training/course/program People with inadequate vocational training find it difficult to re-enter the workforce. Critics wondered if vocational education really created employment opportunity. →  Compare academic adjective
Translations of “vocational”
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業的, 業務的…
in Russian профессиональный…
in Turkish meslekî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业的, 业务的…
in Polish zawodowy…
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