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adjective American English pronunciation: preoccupied /priˈɑkjəˌpaɪd/

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  1. thinking about something so much or spending so much time doing something that you do not notice other things or cannot think about other things

    Martin was too preoccupied with his own life to notice his daughter's problems.

    While the government was preoccupied with the troubles on the border, rebel leaders stepped up their operations.

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