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Meaning of “preoccupation” - Learner’s Dictionary
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THINK/WORRY[C, U]›the state of thinking or worrying about something so much that you do not think about other things: a preoccupation withdeath/foodContinually thinking aboutAnxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
THING[C]›something that you think or worry about a lot: His main preoccupations are football and women.Continually thinking about
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