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 Dictionary entry overview: What does avocation mean? 

  The noun AVOCATION has 1 sense:

1. an auxiliary activity

  Familiarity information: AVOCATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An auxiliary activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


avocation; hobby; spare-time activity; by-line; pursuit; sideline

Hypernyms ("avocation" is a kind of...):

interest; pastime; pursuit (a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "avocation"):

spelaeology; speleology (the pastime of exploring caves)

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