avocation vs. vocation – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

Spelling Book

Confusing Words

VS.

Avocation

Definition:

an auxiliary activity

Examples:

My father is a chemist but painting is his avocation.

VS.

Vocation

Definition:

the particular occupation for which you are trained

Examples:

Jim's vocation is teaching, though his hobby is bee keeping.

Back to Confusing words index
Make No Mistake!

All in one desktop app: proofreader, speller, translator & more!

Download

Also available for your mobile Ginger Keyboard & Page:

Get Ginger for your Android! Get Ginger for your iOS!