In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(empleo) occupation(actividad) activitysus muchas ocupaciones — her many activities
- una ocupación sedentaria — a sedentary occupation
- el nivel de ocupación bajó radicalmente — the level of employment fell steeply
2.1(de una vivienda)occupation
2.2(de un cargo)la ocupación de estos puestos por gente joven — the filling of these posts by young people
2.3(de una fábrica, un territorio)occupationla ocupación de la facultad por parte del estudiantado — the students' occupation of the faculty building
2.4Spain (de armas, contrabando)seizure
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