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Definition of OCCUPY
Pronunciation : OCCUPY

verb : OCCUPY

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection" ;

  • 3. (

    ) occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container" ;

  • 5. (

    ) march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939" ;

  • 6. (

    ) require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time" ;

  • 8. (

    ) assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne" ;


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