Die Übersetzung von "occupy" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈɒk·jə·paɪ/ us /ˈɑk·jəˌpɑɪ/ present participle occupying, past tense and past participle occupied

to fill a place or period of time

His book collection occupies most of the room.
The baby seems to occupy all our time.

to keep someone busy or interested

The games occupied the kids for hours.

to live or work in a room or building

They occupy the second floor of the building.

(Die Übersetzung von "occupy" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈokjupai/ (past tense, past participle occupied)

to be in or fill (time, space etc)

A table occupied the centre of the room.

to live in

ocupar, habitar, vivir en
The family occupied a small flat.

to capture

ocupar, tomar posesión de, apoderarse de
The soldiers occupied the town.
occupancy noun

(formal ) someone’s use of a building, room, piece of land etc, or the period of time during which they live or work there

Early arrivals may leave their luggage until the apartment is ready for occupancy.
occupant noun

a person who occupies (a house etc), not necessarily the owner of the house

inquilino, ocupante
Who is the present occupant of the apartment?
occupation noun

a person’s job or work

ocupación, profesión
’What is your occupation?’ ’I’m an engineer.’

(formal ) the act of occupying (a house, town etc)

short-term occupation of the property

the period of time during which a town, house etc is occupied

During the occupation, there was a shortage of food.
occupational adjective

of, or caused by, a person’s job

an occupational hazard.
occupier noun

an occupant

ocupante, inquilino
the previous occupiers of the building.

(Die Übersetzung von "occupy" von PASSWORT Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)