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Meaning of “vocational” in the English Dictionary

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

"vocational" in American English

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vocationaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /voʊˈkeɪ·ʃə·nəl/
providingskills and ​education that ​prepare you for a ​job: vocational ​education/​training The ​schooloffers vocational ​programs in ​welding, ​electricalwork, and ​buildingmaintenance.
(Definition of vocational from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"vocational" in Business English

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vocationaladjective

uk   us   /vəʊˈkeɪʃənəl/
providingskills and ​education that prepare you for a ​job: vocational training/course/program People with ​inadequate vocational ​trainingfind it difficult to re-enter the ​workforce. Critics wondered if vocational ​education really ​createdemploymentopportunity.
(Definition of vocational from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vocational”
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业的, 业务的…
in Turkish meslekî…
in Russian профессиональный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業的, 業務的…
in Polish zawodowy…
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