Definition of "occupying" []

  • To live or be established in (a house, flat, office, etc) (verb)
  • To keep (a person) busy or engrossed; engage the attention of (verb)
  • To take up (a certain amount of time or space) (verb)
  • To take and hold possession of, esp as a demonstration (verb)
  • To fill or hold (a position or rank) (verb)
  • Present participle of occupy. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "occupying" in a sentence
  • "They're not using the term occupying, though, but they do say they have a foothold in Maroun al-Ras."
  • "You know you used the term occupying force, but the U.S. military will tell you we're still fighting a war."
  • "“Ueber die Moralische Schönheit und Philosophie des Lebens,” [79] whose eighth chapter is titled “Vom Stolz, eine Erzählung,” this title occupying one page; the next page (210) is blank; the following page is adorned with an urnlike decoration beneath which we read, “Es war einmal ein Priester.”"
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