preoccupancy[prē äk′yo̵̅o̅ pən sē, -yə-]
- The act or right of occupying a place beforehand or in advance.
- The state of being preoccupied or engrossed; preoccupation.
(usually uncountable, plural preoccupancies)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Websterâ€™s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.