Definition of “vocational” - English Dictionary

“vocational” in British English

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(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/

providing skills and education that prepare you for a job:

vocational education/training

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

“vocational” in Business English

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vocationaladjective

uk /vəʊˈkeɪʃənəl/ us

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.

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