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 for Occupation bridge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Occupation \Oc`cu*pa"tion\, n. [L. occupatio: cf. F.
     occupation.]
     1. The act or process of occupying or taking possession;
        actual possession and control; the state of being
        occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the
        occupation of lands by a tenant.
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     2. That which occupies or engages the time and attention.
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     3. Specfically: The principal business of one's life; the
        principal work by which one earns one's livelihood;
        vocation; employment; profession; calling; trade;
        avocation; as, these days many people continue to practice
        their occupation well into their seventies.
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              Absence of occupation is not rest.    --Cowper.
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     Occupation bridge (Engin.), a bridge connecting the parts
        of an estate separated by a railroad, a canal, or an
        ordinary road.
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     Syn: Occupancy; possession; tenure; use; employment;
          avocation; engagement; vocation; calling; office; trade;
          profession.
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