Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To occupy anew.
- v. to occupy again
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To occupy again.
“They believe that God, or History, ordained that they "reoccupy" these lands, and it will take great political courage, and probably the use of considerable force, for any Israeli government to remove them.”
“Bennett anticipates that should Israel pull out, Palestinians who live, but are not considered residents in Arab countries, will immigrate to the West Bank, terror will increase and Israel will need to reoccupy the land for its defense.”
“Actually, you can, and the bankers have, as a result, been able to reoccupy Los Angeles' City Hall and every other contested outpost of power throughout the nation.”
“In a document from 2008, after a Hamas-engineered breach of the blockaded Gaza-Egypt border, Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qureia is quoted as telling his Israeli counterpart, Tzipi Livni, that if Israel can reoccupy the West Bank it can reoccupy a border, an apparent reference to the Gaza-Egypt frontier.”
“For example, the black-tailed prairie dog or beaver of the grasslands creates living space for scarlet mallow and prickly pear cactus, also making food and shelter for insects, birds, mice, rabbits, hares, and the endangered burrowing owls reoccupy old prairie dog burrows.”
“It took almost three weeks for British and Indian troops to quell ferocious Indonesian resistance and reoccupy Surabaya in November.”
“We believe we'll be able to reoccupy the first and second floors and maybe higher floors.”
“It is to change the meaning of the positive aspect of what it means to occupy or reoccupy that public sphere to which we belong into the dominant and negative, military sense of occupation, perhaps in small ways, or by not admitting it when we do.”
“Many who occupy are lost occupants, or at least they represent the occupants of loss, the many who have senselessly lost both homes and occupations, who want to reoccupy that which has been stolen, the resources that belong to all that have been transmuted into commodities for the benefit of the few.”
“Would we all then reoccupy to demand a change in our industrial farming practices?”
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