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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An auxiliary activity. Hobby.

Usage examples (35)
  • The trouble with gardening is that is does not remain an avocation
  • My main avocation, almost a second vocation, is farming.
  • I'm now pursuing my long-term avocation, the stock market.
  • But Guckert's avocation is the least-creepy aspect of this story. for more
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  • Having an "avocation" (activity in addition to regular work) for stamp collecting sometimes creates an "evocation" (state of calling to mind) of past eras.
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