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Definition of "occupied" []

  • Busy doing or thinking about something (adjective)
  • In use and so not available for anyone else (adjective)
  • Under the control of an occupying military force (adjective)
  • Reserved, engaged (adjective)

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  • Busy, unavailable (adjective)
  • Subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of occupy. (verb)

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Use "occupied" in a sentence
  • "NEAL: That picture below with General Patton in the center was taken in occupied Berlin and the -- the flag is flying up over the U. S.-occupied zone."
  • "I'd like to see the phrase "occupied territories" as the term used to describe the collective group of local occupy communities, locales -- whether they include hundreds or thousands of inhabitants sleeping there or dedicated people who come back each day because the occupying police forces sweep their territories every day."
  • "We hear the term occupied territories when in fact they are lands that were part of Israel, s first lands, later taken in war by the ARABS and regained in 1967 after being threatened with invasion yet again."