HyperDic: line_of_work

English > 1 sense of the expression line of work:
NOUNactline of work, occupation, business, job, linethe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
English > line of work: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.
Synonymsoccupation, business, job, line
Narroweraccountancy, accountingThe occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
appointmentThe job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
career, calling, vocationThe particular occupation for which you are trained
cateringProviding food and services
confectioneryThe occupation and skills of a confectioner
employment, workThe occupation for which you are paid
farming, landAgriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
game, bizYour occupation or line of work
metier, mediumAn occupation for which you are especially well suited
photographyThe occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationA job in an organization
professionAn occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
sportThe occupation of athletes who compete for pay
trade, craftThe skilled practice of a practical occupation
treadmill, salt mineA job involving drudgery and confinement
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishempleo, empresa, ocupación, profesión, trabajo
Catalannegoci, ocupació, treball

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