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English definition of “occupy”

occupy

verb [T]     /ˈɒkjəpaɪ/
FILL B2 to fill a place or period of time : His book collection occupies most of the room . The baby seems to occupy all our time .Filling and completing
LIVE to live or work in a room or building : They occupy the second floor of the building .Living or sleeping somewhere
CONTROL to move into a place and take control of it: The troops eventually occupied most of the island .Ruling and governingThe armed forces generallyAttacking and invading
(Definition of occupy verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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