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occupant

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒk.jʊ.pənt/ us    /ˈɑː.kjə-/ formal
a person who lives or works in a room or building: The previous occupants were an Italian family. a person who is in a car, room, seat, place, or position: One of the occupants of the car was slightly injured.
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