[ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl] /ˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl/
of or relating to an , trade, or calling:
of or relating to :
of, relating to, or caused by an occupation: an occupational pension scheme, an occupational disease
1850, from occupation + -al (1). Occupational therapy is attested by 1918; occupational risk by 1951. Related: Occupationally.
[non-uh-kur-uh ns, -kuhr-] /ˌnɒn əˈkɜr əns, -ˈkʌr-/ noun 1. absence or lack of .
[uh-fend] /əˈfɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to irritate, annoy, or anger; cause resentful displeasure in: Even the hint of prejudice offends me. 2. to affect (the sense, taste, etc.) disagreeably. 3. to violate or transgress (a criminal, religious, or moral law). 4. to hurt or cause pain to. 5. (in Biblical use) to cause […]
[uh-fen-siv or for 4, 5, aw-fen-, of-en-] /əˈfɛn sɪv or for 4, 5, ˈɔ fɛn-, ˈɒf ɛn-/ adjective 1. causing resentful displeasure; highly irritating, angering, or annoying: offensive television commercials. 2. unpleasant or disagreeable to the sense: an offensive odor. 3. repugnant to the moral sense, good taste, or the like; insulting: an offensive remark; […]
[uh-fish-uh l] /əˈfɪʃ əl/ noun 1. a person appointed or elected to an or charged with certain duties. adjective 2. of or relating to an or position of duty, trust, or authority: official powers. 3. authorized or issued authoritatively: an official report. 4. holding . 5. appointed or authorized to act in a designated capacity: […]