(äk′yo̵̅o̅ pən sē, -yə-)
noun pl. occupancies
- an occupying; a taking or keeping in possession
- the period during which a house, etc. is occupied
- the condition of being occupied
- Law the taking possession of a previously unowned object, thus establishing ownership
See occupancy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. oc·cu·pan·cies
a. The act of occupying or the condition of being occupied.
b. The state of being an occupant or tenant.
a. The period during which one owns, rents, or uses certain premises or land.
b. The use to which something occupied is put: a building for commercial occupancy.
- Law The act of taking possession of previously unowned property with the intent of obtaining the right to own it.
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