Third-person singular simple present indicative form of preoccupy.(verb)
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Use "preoccupies" in a sentence
"It could be something negative, but it could also be about something that preoccupies you, an event that is happening or has happened, a confrontation with a person ..."
"But what preoccupies him is the inadequacy of our conventions and practices for organizing the wildly expanding array of digital objects that populate the cybersphere."
"America was projecting this image to a nervous world eager for U.S. leadership and worried that the legacy of Sept. 11 still preoccupies the country, keeping it from addressing other, tricky global dangers."