HyperDic: occupancy

English > 2 senses of the word occupancy:
NOUNactoccupancy, tenancyan act of being a tenant or occupant
actoccupancy, occupation, moving inthe act of occupying or taking possession of a building
occupancy > pronunciation
Soundsaa'kyahpahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > occupancy: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn act of being a tenant or occupant.
Synonymtenancy
Narrowerinhabitancy, inhabitation, habitationThe act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)
Broaderresidency, residence, abidanceThe act of dwelling in a place
Spanishalquiler, arrendamiento, inquilinato, ocupación, tenencia
Catalanarrendament, inquilinat, tenència, tinença
Nounsoccupantsomeone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
Verbsoccupylive (in a certain place)
English > occupancy: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of occupying or taking possession of a building.
Example"occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
Synonymsoccupation, moving in
Narrowerpreoccupancy, preoccupationThe act of taking occupancy before someone else does
Broaderacquiring, gettingThe act of acquiring something
Spanishocupación
Catalanocupació
Nounsoccupantsomeone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

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