occupy translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "occupy" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /ˈokjupai/ ( past tense, past participle occupied)
to be in or fill (time, space etc)
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
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)
short-term occupation of the property
the period of time during which a town, house etc is occupied
During the occupation, there was a shortage of food.
occupational adjective of, or caused by, a person’s job
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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