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preoccupy

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