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occupatio

Ὃν οἱ θεοὶ φιλοῦσιν ἀποθνήσκει νέος → He whom the gods love dies young
Menander, fr. 125

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

occŭpātĭo: ōnis, f. occupo,
I a taking possession of a thing; a seizing, occupying (class.).
I Lit. (very rare): fori, Cic. Dom. 3: vetus, a taking possession, seizure, id. Off. 1, 7, 21.—
II Transf.
   A Rhet. t. t.: ante occupatio, an anticipation of an opponent's objections, Cic. de Or. 3, 53, 205 (but in Auct. Her. 4, 27, 37, the true reading is occultatio, q. v.).—
   B A business, employment, occupation (the usual meaning, esp. of public service; cf. studium): in maximis occupationibus tuis numquam intermittis studia doctrinae, Cic. Or. 10, 34: maximis occupationibus distinebar, id. Fam. 12, 30, 2: nullis occupationibus inplicatus, id. N. D. 1, 19, 51: ille aut occupatione aut difficultate tardior tibi erit visus, id. Fam. 7, 17, 2: ab omni occupatione se expedire, id. Att. 3, 20, 2: relaxare se occupatione, id. ib. 16, 16, 2.—With gen.: neque has tantularum rerum occupationes sibi Britanniae anteponendas judicabat, engaging in such trivial affairs, Caes. B. G. 4, 22.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

occŭpātĭō,¹⁰ ōnis, f. (occupo),
1 action d’occuper, prise de possession, occupation : Cic. Off. 1, 21 ; Domo 5 || [rhét.] ante occupatĭo, action de prévenir des objections : Cic. de Or. 3, 205
2 ce qui accapare l’activité, occupation : in maximis occupationibus Cic. Or. 34, au milieu des occupations les plus importantes ; propter occupationem hominum Cic. Tusc. 4, 6, parce que les hommes sont occupés (absorbés) ; occupatio animi Cic. Inv. 1, 36, occupation de l’esprit || occupations que donne une chose : occupationes rei publicæ Cæs. G. 4, 16, 6, les occupations qu’imposent les affaires publiques, cf. Cæs. G. 4, 22, 2 ; Tac. D. 21.

Latin > English

occupatio occupationis N F :: occupation, employment