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Adjective
Busy and active
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“An action-packed timetable to keep youngsters occupied this summer is on offer at Horwich Leisure Centre.”
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Being currently in use
“The placement and vibration isolation of such equipment requires careful consideration, especially near occupied areas.”
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Subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence
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(of a building, seat, etc.) Being used by someone
“The house was occupied by successive generations of farmers.”
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Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available
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Attentively occupied with
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Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work)
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Grasped
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Pleasurably entertained
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Engaging or ready to engage in physically energetic pursuits
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Packed with inhabitants
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Used in exchange for payment to the owner
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(of a place or position) To have occupied
“One-third of the 57 respondents occupy the position of CEO or president and the rest are vice-presidents or managers.”
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Actively engaged in an assigned task, duty or occupation
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To have involved or engaged in deeply
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Past tense for to hold or engage the attention of
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“These are the kind of pointless questions that occupy the mind when you have nothing better to do.”
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Past tense for seize, take over
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“If military forces aggressively occupy an area, the power needed to operate water pumps and plants may not be available.”
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Past tense for to populate
“The couple who occupy the flat above mine.”
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Past tense for to fill or take up (a space or time)
“The tombs occupy two thirds of the church.”
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Past tense for to loot, plunder or invade by force
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Past tense for to stay or rent accommodation at a place
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Past tense for to provide (a place) with a group of troops
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Past tense for to worry or vex
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Past tense for have power over; prevail
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Past tense for to satisfy or fulfill (a want, requirement, or need)
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Past tense for to provide with sufficient people for operation or defense
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Past tense for to set apart for a special use
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Past tense for to hold and perform the expected duties of (a post or role)
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Past tense for to receive, especially in return for effort
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Past tense for to hire (somebody) for work or a job
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Past tense for to remove the fuse from (a bomb), making it safe
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Past tense for to possess or be responsible for
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Past tense for to crowd into
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