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One entry found for occupy.
Main Entry: oc·cu·py
Pronunciation: primarystressäk-yschwa-secondarystresspimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -pied; -py·ing
1 a : to take up the attention or energies of <reading occupied me most of the summer> b : to fill up (space or time) <sports occupied most of their spare time> <a liter of water occupies 1000 cubic centimeters of space>
2 a : to take or hold possession of <enemy troops occupied the town> b : to live in as owner or tenant <occupy an apartment>
- oc·cu·pi·er /-secondarystresspimacr(-schwa)r/ noun

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