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; vacant or free
  • adjective Not employed on a task; idle
  • adjective of territory Not occupied by 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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