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English definition of “occupation”

occupation

noun [U] (CONTROL)    /ˌɒk.jʊˈpeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌɑː.kjə-/
C2 a situation in which an army or group of people moves into and takes control of a place : the Italian occupation of EthiopiaAttacking and invading
(Definition of occupation noun (CONTROL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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