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  • n. Plural form of occupant.


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  • Presence of children and other occupants is absolutely taken into account when doing raid planning, and can gain a particular warrant “points” towards having a full-on SWAT team serve it.

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  • We also have to develop much faster and safer deep space transports that will allow us to traverse the solar system in days to weeks instead of months to years, while at the same time be able to protect its occupants from the already know health hazards surrounding zero gee and ionizing radiation exposures.

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  • But at the same time, the building seems to be designed to isolate the occupants from the larger world outside, allowing for the possibility to create their own closed environment. andy says:

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  • Mr. Arroyo and several passersby removed the occupants from the airplane, at one point using a knife to cut a jammed seatbelt off a victim.

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  • He says the law assumes that long term occupants are there with either tacit or verbal consent from the landowner.

    CNN Transcript Aug 14, 2005

  • Landowner Roger Roman was on Wednesday night making final preparations for the Thursday transfer of ownership of a portion of land to the long term occupants of his Broederstroom farm.

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  • My memory of this house, and of each one of its occupants, is a memory warm and mellow with half-pictured scenes of gayety, kindliness, and charm.

    William James

  • In Arabian elegies the desertion of abodes by their occupants is often a theme of sorrow.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The kitchen, the butler's pantry, the servants 'hall, the entrance hall, were equally alive; and the saloons were only left void and still when the blue sky and halcyon sunshine of the genial spring weather called their occupants out into the grounds.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. I.

  • In any event, if Scott Brown captures the Senate race on Tuesday he'll make some significant history and send some potent messages, while taking over a seat whose most recent long-term occupants included a President of the United States (JFK), a powerful presidential contender (Teddy) and a universally admired Vice Presidential nominee (Lodge).

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