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noun [countable] occupant pronunciation in British English /ˈɒkjʊpənt/
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  1. 1
    someone who uses a room, building, area of land, seat, bed, or other place during a period of time
    All of the current occupants have lived in the building for a long time.
    The occupants of the second car suffered minor injuries.
  2. 2
    a person who has a particular job or position
    The last occupant of the throne fled the country.


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