Avocation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌævoʊˈkeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word avocation
Brit.  |ˌavəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word avocation

noun

- an auxiliary activity (syn: by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline)

Examples

He breeds dogs as an avocation.

My favorite avocation is reading.

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