preoccupy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"preoccupy" in British English

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preoccupyverb [T]

uk   /ˌpriːˈɒk.jʊ.paɪ/  us   /-ˈɑː.kjuː-/
to be the ​mainthought in someone's ​mind, ​causing other things to be ​forgotten: Economic ​concerns are preoccupying the ​voters in this ​election.
(Definition of preoccupy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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preoccupyverb [T]

 us   /priˈɑk·jəˌpɑɪ/
to be the ​mainthought in someone’s ​mind, causing other things to be ​forgotten: The ​wedding next ​month preoccupied her.
preoccupied
adjective  us   /priˈɑk·jəˌpɑɪd/
He’s been preoccupied ​lately because of ​problems at ​school.
(Definition of preoccupy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “preoccupy”
in Spanish preocupar…
in Vietnamese ám ảnh…
in Malaysian membuat sso sibuk…
in Thai ครอบครองก่อน…
in French préoccuper…
in German völlig in Anspruch nehmen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使全神贯注,使入神…
in Indonesian sibuk, memenuhi perhatian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使全神貫注,使入神…
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