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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of occupy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The now-room he occupies the room he now occupies is and is not his own.

    The Reprieve

  • I also recommend the restaurant for cognitive dissonance for long-time Connecticut residents, as the building it occupies is the former Howard Jonson's/Roy Rogers off exit 63 on I-84.

    you know the one who made it made it because she was actually pretty good.

  • Also, in what parallel universe that NLS occupies is the fact that Connolly raised more than $500,000 this quarter, compared to Byrne's abysmal showing, "honestly" not considered "doing very well?"

    Gerry Connolly Sucks, Part 6

  • Her 20-year-old restaurant, called Spring Dining Hall in English, occupies the ground floor of a dumpy, three-story building surrounded by international boutiques and five-star hotels in Shanghai's upper-crust French Concession district.

    Shanghai's Four Hot Tables

  • Britain occupies a very special place in the hearts of Canadians.

    Britain Today

  • On this view the first and the fourth figures are the same, being that arrangement of the syllogism in which the middle term occupies a different position in one premiss from what it does in the other.

    Deductive Logic

  • Great Britain occupies a position unique in economic history.

    The Imperial Conference and Canada's Economic Problems

  • Great Britain occupies a marked place in the civilisation of the world.

    Canada and the Great War

  • When the king applied for advice to these seven nobles, Memucan was the first to speak up, though in rank he was inferior to the other six, as appears from the place his name occupies in the list.

    The Legends of the Jews — Volume 4

  • No, if Great Britain occupies Cyprus for Imperial purposes, then the costs of such an arrangement ought to come out of the Imperial Treasury and no revenue raised in Cyprus ought to be applied for any other purpose except for purposes such as are local and relate to the moral and material improvement of the people.

    The Position of Cyprus in the Empire

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