An activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment; a hobby.
[Latin āvocātiō, āvocātiōn-, diversion, from āvocātus, past participle of āvocāre, to call away : ā-, ab-, away; see AB-1 + vocāre, to call; see wekw- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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