avocation vs vocation : Common Errors in English

About avocation vs vocation

Your avocation is just your hobby; don’t mix it up with your job: yourvocation.

avocation Meaning(s)

  • (n) an auxiliary activity

vocation Meaning(s)

  • (n) the particular occupation for which you are trained
  • (n) a body of people doing the same kind of work

avocation in News

  • DAVID FLORES: Passion for Spurs a family tradition for longtime fan

    Being a Spurs fan has been more a way of life than an avocation for San Antonio attorney Alan Schoenbaum, whose father was among a group of local investors that bought the pro basketball franchise after it moved to the Alamo City from Dallas in 1973.   "We emotionalize these games," said Schoenbaum, 55. "The Spurs are part of our culture. We take so much pleasure in the team and watching (coach ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

vocation in News

  1. New Xulon Title is Road Map for 'Walking Out' Individual Calling

    MAITLAND, Fla., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Quincy D. Brown's new book, The Q.U.E.S.T. for Vocation: A Personal Journey to Discern a Life's Calling ($15.99, paperback, 978-1-62697-333-6; $22.99, ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Ireland will have no Catholic priests in twenty years predicts a senior cleric

    Catholic priests in Ireland will have almost disappeared within the next two decades, a leading cleric has claimed. Fr Brendan Hoban, a founding member of the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) states in his new book that the Church is facing a massive vocation crisis.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Irish Central

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