from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Not being used.
- adjective Not inhabited.
- adjective Not busy, employed, or engaged; idle.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Not occupied; not possessed: as, unoccupied land. Not used; not made use of; unfrequented.
- Not employed or taken up in business or otherwise: as, unoccupied time.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective of a house, etc. Not
inhabited, especially by a tenant
- adjective Not being
used; vacantor free
- adjective Not
employedon a task; idle
- adjective of territory Not
occupiedby foreign troops etc
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective not leased to or occupied by a tenant
- adjective not seized and controlled
- adjective not held or filled or in use
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That we should build condos that remain unoccupied?
The game also offers the ability to spawn directly into certain vehicles if they're unoccupied, which is a nice touch.
As I undertsand it Gaza has no right to exist being formerly egyptian, occupied by Israel after the 6 day victory and now "unoccupied".
a seat (if he can find one unoccupied, which is highly improbable), and there write out his "notes," as I am doing at this moment.
Next in order of British interests stands the right of pre-emption to all healthy, fertile, "unoccupied" lands of the globe not already in possession of a people capable of seriously disputing invasion, with the right of reversion to such other regions as may, from time to time prove commercially desirable or financially exploitable, whether suitable for British colonization or not.
The problem this document will experience is a lack of acceptance based on its vague view of 'unoccupied'.
The draft document will have more of an impact of firefighter safety if it can narrow its focus from 'unoccupied' to 'abandoned' and
Some departments have been able to identify such structures with a uniform marking system, differentiating them from 'unoccupied' structures and highlighting potential firefighting hazards.
In an attempt to provide fire chiefs, line officers and firefighters with a safety plan for fireground operations, a great debate to define 'unoccupied' needs to first be resolved.
This is best done by not using 'unoccupied', 'abandoned' and 'vacant' interchangeably.