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"occupancy" in British English

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occupancynoun [U]

uk   /ˈɒk.jə.pən.si/ us   /ˈɑː.kjə.pən.si/ formal
someone's use of a room or building for the purposes of living or working: The family's occupancy of the apartment lasted only six months. The price for a room is $158 per person per night, 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 total number available: 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 particular place: Her occupancy of the apartment lasted 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   /ˈɒkjʊpənsi/ us   formal PROPERTY
the number of things such as hotel rooms or offices that are being used, in relation to the total number available: The business park 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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