la vocación
-the vocation
See the entry for vocación.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (professional inclination)
a. vocation
Trabajo como soldador, pero mi vocación fue siempre la educación.I work as a welder, but my vocation has always been education.
2. (religious)
a. calling
Juan no sentía vocación y decidió salir del seminario.Juan didn't feel the calling, so he decided to leave the seminary.
b. vocation
La vocación de mi tía hizo que se convirtiera en monja.My aunt's vocation pushed her to become a nun.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. vocation, calling
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vocation; calling
errar la vocación to miss one's vocation; tener vocación por to have a vocation for
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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