['ɒkjʊpaɪd] or ['ɑkjupaɪd]
(adj.) resided in; having tenants; 'not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up' .
(adj.) held or filled or in use; 'she keeps her time well occupied'; 'the wc is occupied' .
(adj.) seized and controlled as by military invasion; 'the occupied countries of Europe' .
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(imp. & p. p.) of Occupy
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- After several severe skirmishes, in which the enemy was defeated, General Steele reached Camden, which he occupied about the middle of April. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- I occupied a position on shore from which I could see the advancing navy. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- A little population occupied its halls. Mary Shelley. The Last Man.
- Up to that time I had not occupied any place in the South where the citizens were at home in any great numbers. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- During these last days I have been occupied in examining my past conduct; nor do I find it blameable. Mary Shelley. Frankenstein_Or_The Modern Prometheus.
- We again advanced, and occupied at the close of the battle substantially the ground held by the enemy at the beginning. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- The small mound I have mentioned a while ago was once occupied by the Phenician city of Laish. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- This was Susan herself, occupied in preparing a posset for her little boy, who, often ailing, was now seriously unwell. Thomas Hardy. The Return of the Native.
- In consequence of this law, when Memphis was occupied the provost-marshal had forcibly collected all the evidences he could obtain of such debts. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- The mind is occupied by the multitude of the objects, and by the strong passions, that display themselves. David Hume. A Treatise of Human Nature.
- We occupied the same room and bed. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- It was at the bottom of a page, and was for want of room compressed into a smaller space than that occupied by the marriages above. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- He was near the sea-shore with his back to it, and our navy occupied the harbors. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- On the 29th Vera Cruz and San Juan de Ulloa were occupied by Scott's army. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- We had not occupied this position long when it was discovered that our ammunition was growing low. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- My thoughts was otherwise occupied in thinking of my poor---- of Mrs. Hale. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Her character however was completely changed, from gay to serious, and she was always occupied in writing or reading. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- The darkness found him occupied with these thoughts. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- The enemy at this time occupied a line running from the Mississippi River at Columbus to Bowling Green and Mill Springs, Kentucky. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- From the position I occupied I could see column after column of Bragg's forces moving against Sherman. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- I occupied a position from which I believed I could see as well as he what took place in his front, and I did not see the success he reported. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- When had he succeeded to that place in her affection, which Frank Churchill had once, for a short period, occupied? Jane Austen. Emma.
- You have been useful all your life; steadily and constantly occupied; trusted, respected, and looked up to? Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- He occupied three rooms, and there were 300. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- I could see that her mind was too much occupied to feel the dreary impressions from without which had fastened themselves already on mine. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- They could take the premier now, instead of the little entresol of the hotel which they occupied. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- All the fifteen were condemned, and the trials of the whole occupied an hour and a half. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- The bed-chamber occupied by Mr and Mrs Flintwinch was within a few paces of that to which Mrs Clennam had been so long confined. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- Two or three of the houses were occupied by the families of members of the staff; in the others boarders were taken, the laboratory, of course, furnishing all the patrons. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- She was occupied in knitting; a large cat sat demurely at her feet; nothing in short was wanting to complete the beau-ideal of domestic comfort. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
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