preoccupancy[prē äk′yo̵̅o̅ pən sē, -yə-]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. preoccupancies
- prior occupancy
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The act or right of occupying a place beforehand or in advance.
- The state of being preoccupied or engrossed; preoccupation.