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Meaning of “occupancy” in the English Dictionary

"occupancy" in British English

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occupancynoun [U]

uk   /ˈɒk.jʊ.pən.si/  us   /ˈɑː.kjə-/ formal
someone's use of a ​room or ​building for the ​purposes of ​living or ​working: The family's occupancy of the ​apartmentlasted only six ​months. The ​price for a ​room is $158 ​perpersonpernight, ​double/​single occupancy (= two ​people/one ​person in each ​room). the ​number of things, such as ​rooms, that are being used, in ​relation to the ​totalnumberavailable: Average occupancy at Florida ​hospitals is now 49 ​percent.
(Definition of occupancy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"occupancy" in American English

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occupancynoun [U]

 us   /ˈɑk·jə·pən·si/ fml
the ​act or ​state of ​living in or using a ​particularplace: Her occupancy of the ​apartmentlasted only six ​months.
(Definition of occupancy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"occupancy" in Business English

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occupancynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɒkjʊpənsi/ formal PROPERTY
the ​number of things such as ​hotelrooms or ​offices that are being used, in relation to the ​totalnumberavailable: The ​businesspark is ​running at 100% occupancy. The Paradise Island ​hotel has an occupancy ​rate of more than 90%.
(Definition of occupancy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “occupancy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 居住, 占用, 占据…
in Chinese (Traditional) 居住, 佔用, 佔據…
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