occupy

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occupy /ˈɑːkjəˌpaɪ/ verb
occupies; occupied; occupying
occupy
/ˈɑːkjəˌpaɪ/
verb
occupies; occupied; occupying
Learner's definition of OCCUPY
[+ object]
somewhat formal : to live in (a house, apartment, etc.)
: to fill or be in (a place or space)
sometimes used figuratively
: to fill or use (an amount of time)
: to make (someone, someone's mind, etc.) busy
: to take and keep control of (a town, foreign country, etc.) by using military power
somewhat formal : to have (a job or position)
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