Etymology
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calling (n.)

mid-13c., "outcry, shouting," also "a summons or invitation," verbal noun from call (v.). The sense "vocation, profession, trade, occupation" (1550s) traces to I Corinthians vii.20, where it means "position or state in life."

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Definitions of calling

calling (n.)
the particular occupation for which you are trained;
Synonyms: career / vocation
From wordnet.princeton.edu