Translation of "preoccupation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /priːˌɒk.jʊˈpeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ˌɑː.kjuː-/

an idea or subject that someone thinks about most of the time

My main preoccupation now is trying to keep life normal for the sake of my two boys.

the state of being worried about or thinking about something most of the time

Lately, his preoccupation with football had caused his marks at school to slip.

(Translation of “preoccupation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)