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occupy

verb /ˈokjupai/ ( past tense, past participle occupied)
to be in or fill (time, space etc) ocupar A table occupied the centre of the room.
to live in ocupar, habitar, vivir en The family occupied a small flat.
to capture ocupar, tomar posesión de, apoderarse de The soldiers occupied the town.
occupancy noun
(formal ) someone’s use of a building, room, piece of land etc, or the period of time during which they live or work there ocupación Early arrivals may leave their luggage until the apartment is ready for occupancy.
occupant noun
a person who occupies (a house etc), not necessarily the owner of the house inquilino, ocupante Who is the present occupant of the apartment?
occupation noun
a person’s job or work ocupación, profesión ’What is your occupation?’ ’I’m an engineer.’
(formal ) the act of occupying (a house, town etc) ocupación short-term occupation of the property
the period of time during which a town, house etc is occupied ocupación During the occupation, there was a shortage of food.
occupational adjective
of, or caused by, a person’s job profesional an occupational hazard.
occupier noun
an occupant ocupante, inquilino the previous occupiers of the building.
(Definition of occupy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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