Definition of “preoccupation” - English Dictionary

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“preoccupation” in British English

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preoccupationnoun

uk /priːˌɒk.jəˈpeɪ.ʃən/ us /priːˌɑː.kjəˈpeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “preoccupation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“preoccupation” in American English

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preoccupationnoun [ C/U ]

us /priˌɑk·jəˈpeɪ·ʃən/

the thing you think about most:

[ U ] His preoccupation with sports is affecting his grades.

(Definition of “preoccupation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)