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Etymology of the English word occupational

the English word occupational
derived from the English word occupation
derived from the Old French word occupacion
derived from the Latin word occupatio (occupation, employment)
derived from the Latin word occupatus (occupied; busy)
derived from the Latin word occupare (seize; gain; overtake)
derived from the Late Latin word capere (to take; take hold, seize; grasp)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kap-
using the Late Latin prefix ob-
using the English suffix -al
derived from the Latin suffix -alis

Derivations in other languages

Romanian ocupaţional, Spanish ocupacional

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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