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The Smith family have occupied this farm for over a hundred years.
All the seats on the bus were occupied.
Warehouses occupied most of the site.
Commercial photography occupied much of his time.
The region was quickly occupied by foreign troops.
an occupying army/force
An estimated 3,000 people assembled at Battery Park with the intention of occupying Wall Street.
I spoke at length with various religious folk during my time in Occupy London.
Members of the group occupy positions of power in the country.
I need some way to occupy the kids for an hour.
You keep him occupied down here while I check upstairs.
He’s still fully occupied with writing his report.
You need to find something to occupy yourself with when you retire.
These thoughts occupied my mind, though I tried to sleep.
The problem has been occupying me all week.
My mind’s been too occupied with moving house to think about a holiday.