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ok yuh pay shuhn

  • n  the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
  • n  the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
  • n  any activity that occupies a person's attention
    he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game
  • n  the act of occupying or taking possession of a building
    occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal
  • n  the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied
    during the German occupation of Paris

  • Some occupation forces, however, will remain.
  • Ordinary soldiers of the occupation armies were beginning to ask: what's going to be done with Germany? Will it be permanently divided into small states?.
  • Germany took the occupation calmly.
News & Articles

  • Lafayette leaves utility occupation tax to petitioners
    Lafayette activists pushing the city to place a utility occupation tax on the November ballot got the ball tossed back in their own court Monday night.
    June 18, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera
  • Israeli general says Palestinians quietly aiding U.S. peace drive
    By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Palestinian administration in the West Bank has tried to help the latest U.S. peacemaking drive by quietly cutting off funds for grassroots campaigners against Israel's occupation of the territory, a senior Israeli general said on Tuesday. The allegation, which the campaigners contested, underscored the sensitivity of the Palestinians' security ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Obamacare = more lawyers
    This occupation is already flooded with new work in anticipation of the Affordable Care Act's regulatory complexity.
    June 17, 2013 - MSN

  • President Bush in PRESS TV
    The basis for a solution is clear -- an end to the occupation that began in 1967, the creation of an independent and viable Palestinian state :, and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace in the region,Ban said.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in 9&10 News
    (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says Ted Kennedy demonstrated that "public service isn't a hobby or even an occupation, but a way of life."
  • Barack Obama in HeraldNet
    They endure the daily humiliations -- large and small -- that come with occupation,said Obama, using a term he did not use after meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month. "So let there be no doubt: The situation for the...

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