Meaning of “occupational” in the English Dictionary

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"occupational" in British English

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occupationaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌɒk.jəˈpeɪ.ʃən.əl/ us /ˌɑː.kjəˈpeɪ.ʃən.əl/

relating to or caused by your job:

Back problems are an occupational hazard (= a risk that you take in a job) for any desk-bound office worker.
an occupational disease

(Definition of “occupational” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"occupational" in American English

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occupationaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌɑk·jəˈpeɪ·ʃə·nəl/

relating to or caused by a person’s work or activity:

Occupational training is absolutely essential.

(Definition of “occupational” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"occupational" in Business English

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occupationaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌɒkjəˈpeɪʃənəl/ us HR

relating to someone's job:

occupational group/category The occupational group of secretaries accounts for one in four of all agency workers.

(Definition of “occupational” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)