occupied : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ok yuh pahyd

  • v  keep busy with
  • v  live (in a certain place)
  • v  occupy the whole of
  • v  be on the mind of
  • v  march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
  • v  require (time or space)
    This event occupied a very short time
  • v  consume all of one's attention or time
  • v  assume, as of positions or roles
  • a  held or filled or in use
    she keeps her time well occupied
    the wc is occupied
  • a  seized and controlled as by military invasion
    the occupied countries of Europe
  • s  resided in; having tenants
    not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up
  • s  having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
    she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities

  • Our artillery begins the liberation effort, for it is our right and duty to liberate occupied territory.
  • During World War II, Nazi officers in occupied Czechoslovakia were banned from driving the speedy rear-engined Tatras because so many had been killed behind the wheel.
  • Fahd stated that Israel could "live in peace" with its Arab neighbors provided it permitted the Palestinian population of the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip to form an .
News & Articles


  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio in The Associated Press
    This is another example of a case where desperately needed jobs are being occupied by illegal aliens who have disregarded our laws and our borders,Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in the statement.
  • Barack Obama in Sydney Morning Herald
    Instead of adjusting to the stateless threats of the 21st century, we invaded and occupied a state that had no collaborative relationship with al-Qaeda,Obama said. "Instead of taking aggressive steps to secure the world's most dangerous...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Voice of America
    And, they sent migrants from Europe and the United States and from other parts of the world in order to establish a totally racist government in occupied Palestine,Mr. Ahmadinejad said.

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