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occupied

adjective uk   /ˈɒk.jʊ.paɪd/ us    /ˈɑː.kjʊ-/
describes a place that is being controlled by an army or group of people that has moved into it: occupied territory She spent two years in occupied Paris (= Paris when it was under foreign control) during the war.
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