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We organised a seminar for these youths and encouraged them to take up gainful avocations such as dairy farming, sheep- goat rearing , fisheries and piggery.
And forcing them to shoulder the burden of learning certain avocations, in which they lack interest, will only damage the outlook of the children.
He enjoyed a career as a manufacturer's representative and avocations as an artist and woodworker.
Grossman credits his brush with cancer for motivating him to pursue the avocations he'd long wished to take a crack at.
Grossman credits his illness for motivating him to pursue the avocations he'd long wished to take a crack at.
With these sets of vocabulary exercises, students ranging from high school to college, those learning English as a new language, or those whose professions or avocations dictate better mastery of the language learn the roots of sets of words and then test their understanding of the words' definitions and usage.
Additionally, family history and avocations are also factors in approval.
Off Topic will find leading liberal thinkers and personalities writing columns on anything but politics--their passions, hobbies, and avocations (yes, we do have lives outside politics).
This underwriter would broadly define antiselection as a state that exists when the proposed insured is aware of facts in his health habits (or lack thereof), medical history, avocations, and other scenarios that are intentionally not disclosed at the time of application.
This freedom obviously includes the right to pursue "such callings and avocations as may be most suitable to develop his capacities.
I have my vocation, that of a lawyer, and my two avocations, golf and jazz,'' he said.