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职业 zhí yè: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

职业 (zhí yè) English Meaning

  • occupation
  • profession
  • vocation
  • professional

Traditional Characters:  職業

职 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

业 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 他的职业是医生。
    Tā de zhíyè shì yīshēng.
    He is a doctor by profession.
  • 他们是职业歌手。
    Tāmen shì zhíyè gēshǒu.
    They’re professional singers.
  • 他的职业是经商。
    Tā de zhíyè shì jīngshāng.
    He is a merchant in occupation.
  • 您的职业是什么?
    Nín de zhíyè shì shénme?
    What is your occupation?
  • 教英语是他的职业。
    Jiào yīngyǔ shì tā de zhíyè.
    Teaching English is his profession.
  • 请说明姓名、年龄和职业。
    Qǐng shuōmíng xìngmíng, niánlíng hé zhíyè.
    Please state your name, age and occupation.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

职 (zhí): duty; job; function

  •  (ěr): ear
  •  (zhǐ): only; merely; just; but

业 (yè): line of business; industry; occupation; job; employment; school studies; enterprise; property; (Buddhism) karma; deed; to engage in; already

  • (yī): one
  • : unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 职

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 业

HSK 3 Word List

  • 作业(zuò yè): school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

  • 毕业(bì yè): to graduate; graduation; to finish school
  • 职业(zhí yè): occupation; profession; vocation; professional
  • 专业(zhuān yè): specialty; specialized field; main field of study (at university); major; professional; CL: 门(mén), 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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