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  1. oc·cu·pan·cy
    IPA[ˈäkyəpənsē]
  2. noun

    • 1. the action or fact of occupying a place:

      the house is finally ready for occupancy
    • 2. the proportion of accommodations occupied or in use, typically in a hotel:

      the 70 percent occupancy needed to give a profit
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: occupancy, plural noun: occupancies

    • noun

      the action or fact of occupying a place:

      the proportion of hotel or office accommodation occupied or used:

    • noun

      occupancy of a dwelling by a number of independent tenants or households:
    • noun

      occupancy of a dwelling by a number of independent tenants or households:
    • noun

      ownership by a person of the house or flat in which they live:
    • noun

      a motor vehicle carrying more than a specified minimum number of people and therefore permitted to use a traffic lane reserved for such vehicles.
    • noun

      a motor vehicle carrying more than a specified minimum number of people and therefore permitted to use a traffic lane reserved for such vehicles.
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