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- adj. reserved, engaged
- adj. busy, unavailable
- adj. subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of occupy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Engaged; in use; being used by a person and not free for use by someone else. Opposite of
free, available, and unoccupied.
- adj. Inhabited, lived-in, tenanted; having residents; -- of dwelling units.
- adj. Overrun, taken over; -- of countries or territories. Opposite of
- adj. Busy; actively or fully engaged in some activity; -- of people. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. seized and controlled as by military invasion
- adj. resided in; having tenants
- adj. having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
- adj. held or filled or in use
Sorry, no etymologies found.
NEAL: That picture below with General Patton in the center was taken in occupied Berlin and the -- the flag is flying up over the U. S.-occupied zone.
I'd like to see the phrase "occupied territories" as the term used to describe the collective group of local occupy communities, locales -- whether they include hundreds or thousands of inhabitants sleeping there or dedicated people who come back each day because the occupying police forces sweep their territories every day.
We hear the term occupied territories when in fact they are lands that were part of Israel, s first lands, later taken in war by the ARABS and regained in 1967 after being threatened with invasion yet again.
It would help me if you could explicate your version of history: "We hear the term occupied territories when in fact they are lands that were part of Israel, s first lands, later taken in war by the ARABS and regained in 1967 after being threatened with invasion yet again ..."
But in January 1861, a very different use of the term occupied the mind of Abraham
The houses the label occupied-save for the original Positive Force house-have been leveled.
Israel was born with borders agreed by the UN, and you know they were invaded on the day they declared independence, those lines changed with the war that followed, half of Jerusalem was lost and other territory too, what you call the occupied territories were merely retaken ones in 1967.
And if we left the Middle East, they would order us and all those who don't share their militant ideology to leave what they call the occupied Muslim lands, from Spain to the Philippines.
"... what you call the occupied territories were merely retaken ones in 1967."
Last people on earth that needs an apology from anyone after their cruel treatement of Palestinians in occupied land.