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preoccupy

verb [T]  us   /priˈɑk·jəˌpɑɪ/
to be the main thought in someone’s mind, causing other things to be forgotten: The wedding next month preoccupied her.
preoccupied
adjective  us   /priˈɑk·jəˌpɑɪd/
He’s been preoccupied lately because of problems at school.
Translations of “preoccupy”
in Vietnamese ám ảnh…
in Spanish preocupar…
in Thai ครอบครองก่อน…
in Malaysian membuat sso sibuk…
in French préoccuper…
in German völlig in Anspruch nehmen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使全神貫注,使入神…
in Indonesian sibuk, memenuhi perhatian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使全神贯注,使入神…
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