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, including the languages of the other sophont species. Please note that this word and term has variant orthographies especially in Esperanto-influenced Anglic dialects.

Selected Vocational Terms & Titles[edit]

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]

A very wide variety of professions exist throughout Charted Space.

Core Vocations[edit]

Vocation:

  1. Agent [1]
  2. Citizen [2]
  3. Craftsman [3]
  4. Entertainer [4]
  5. Functionary [5]
  6. Marine [6]
  7. Merchant [7]
  8. Noble [8]
  9. Rogue [9]
  10. Scholar [10]
  11. Scout [11]
  12. Soldier [12]
  13. Spacer [13]

Expanded Profession List[edit]

Master List of Charted Space Vocations:

A[edit]

  1. Academic
  2. Advertiser
  3. Agent
  4. Agriculturalist
  5. Ambassador
  6. Anthropologist
  7. Archeologist AKA Archaeologist
  8. Architect
  9. Arms Dealer
  10. Assassin
  11. Astrogator
  12. Astronaut
  13. Astronomist
  14. Athlete
  15. Attorney

B[edit]

  1. Barbarian
  2. Belter
  3. Bodyguard
  4. Botanist
  5. Bounty Hunter
  6. Brewer
  7. Broker
  8. Bureaucrat
  9. Butler

C[edit]

  1. Captain
  2. Cargo Master
  3. Chancer
  4. Chandler
  5. Chauffeur
  6. Citizen
  7. Cleaner
  8. Colonist
  9. Companion
  10. Computer Technician
  11. Confidence Man
  12. Cook
  13. Corporate Lawyer
  14. Corsair
  15. Cosmonaut
  16. Craftsman
  17. Custodian
  18. Cutthroat
  19. Cyber Jockey

D[edit]

  1. Dilettante
  2. Diplomat
  3. Doctor

E[edit]

  1. Economist
  2. Emmisary
  3. Enforcer
  4. Engineer
  5. Entertainer
  6. Epidemiologist
  7. Executive
  8. Exobiologist
  9. Explorer

F[edit]

  1. Factor
  2. Farmer
  3. Functionary
  4. Futurologist AKA Futurist

G[edit]

  1. Gangster
  2. Gardiner AKA Gardener
  3. Gas Miner
  4. Gillie
  5. Gunner

H[edit]

  1. Horticulturist
  2. Hunter

I[edit]

  1. Insurgent
  2. Intendant

L[edit]

  1. Lawyer
  2. Legal Aide
  3. Linguist

M[edit]

  1. Marine
  2. Mathematician
  3. Mechanic
  4. Media Practitioner
  5. Medic
  6. Mercenary
  7. Merchant
  8. Merchant Prince
  9. Miner
  10. Mystic Warrior

N[edit]

  1. Naval Architect AKA Shipwright
  2. Navigator
  3. Noble

P[edit]

  1. Patron
  2. Personal Trainer
  3. Philanthropist
  4. Pilot
  5. Politician
  6. Port Authority Man (Bureaucrat)
  7. Prisoner
  8. Prole
  9. Prospector
  10. Psion AKA Psionicist
  11. Psychiatrist
  12. Puppeteer
  13. Purser

R[edit]

  1. Refugee
  2. Repo Man
  3. Roboticist
  4. Rock Star
  5. Rogue

S[edit]

  1. Sailor
  2. Scholar
  3. Scientist
  4. Scout
  5. Secretary
  6. Secret Police
  7. Seismologist
  8. Skip Tracer
  9. Slave
  10. Soldier
  11. Sophontologist
  12. Space Fueler
  13. Spacer
  14. Spy
  15. Star Viking
  16. Steward
  17. Stockholder
  18. Strategist
  19. Surveyor

T[edit]

  1. Technician
  2. Technologist
  3. Terraformer
  4. Tourist
  5. Traveller Gene
  6. Trooper AKA Troop

V[edit]

  1. Vintner
  2. Volcanologist

W[edit]

  1. Weapon Master

X[edit]

  1. Xeno-archaeologist
  2. Xeno-linguist
  3. Xenobiologist
  4. Xenologist

Z[edit]

  1. Zoo Keeper
  2. Zoologist

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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