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English definition of “occupant”

occupant

noun [C]     /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 .People who live or settle somewhere a person who is in a car , room , seat , place , or position : One of the occupants of the car was slightly injured .People who live or settle somewhere
(Definition of occupant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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