Vocation

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A Vocation is a primary occupation of a sophont that typically results in wages or pay being exchanged for services.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Etymology: The term vocation has considerable semantic overlap with a number of other terms. Vocation is an Anglic term with numerous synonyms from not only Anglic and its offspring languages, but the languages of the other sophont species. Please note that this word and term has variant orthographies especially in Esperanto-influenced Anglic dialects. This partial list of synonyms contains words with a wide varieties of connotations and denotations:

  1. Art
  2. Avocation
  3. Bag
  4. Business
  5. Calling
  6. Career
  7. Craft
  8. Employ
  9. Employment
  10. Function
  11. Game
  12. Job
  13. Labor
  14. Life's work
  15. Line
  16. Line of work
  17. Livelihood
  18. Mission
  19. Niche
  20. Occupation
  21. Position
  22. Post
  23. Profession
  24. Province
  25. Purpose
  26. Pursuit
  27. Racket
  28. Service
  29. Speciality
  30. Specialty
  31. Sphere
  32. Trade
  33. Walk of life
  34. Work

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Charted Space vocations:
A

  1. Academic
  2. Agent
  3. Archaeologist
  4. Archeologist
  5. Architect
  6. Assassin
  7. Astrogator

B

  1. Barbarian
  2. Belter
  3. Bounty Hunter
  4. Broker
  5. Bureaucrat

C

  1. Captain
  2. Citizen
  3. Colonist
  4. Corsair
  5. Craftsman
  6. Cyber Jockey

D

  1. Diplomat
  2. Doctor

E

  1. Emmisary
  2. Engineer
  3. Entertainer
  4. Exobiologist
  5. Explorer

F

  1. Functionary

G

  1. Gas Miner
  2. Gunner

H

  1. Hunter

M

  1. Marine
  2. Medic
  3. Mercenary
  4. Merchant
  5. Merchant Prince

N

  1. Naval Architect
  2. Navigator
  3. Noble

P

  1. Patron
  2. Pilot
  3. Psion

R

  1. Roboticist
  2. Rogue

S

  1. Sailor
  2. Scholar
  3. Scientist
  4. Scout
  5. Soldier
  6. Sophontologist
  7. Space Fueler
  8. Spacer
  9. Spy
  10. Star Viking
  11. Steward

T

  1. Technologist
  2. Terraformer
  3. Tourist
  4. Traveller Gene
  5. Troop

X

  1. Xeno-archaeologist

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