[ US /ˈɑkjəpənsi/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒkjʊpənsi/ ]
  1. the act of occupying or taking possession of a building
    occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal
  2. an act of being a tenant or occupant
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How To Use occupancy In A Sentence

  • A log cabin, and, occasionally, a stable and corn-crib, and a field of a dozen acres, the timber girdled or "deadened," and fenced, are enough for his occupancy. The Frontier in American History
  • Normal supplements apply for upgrades and single occupancy. Times, Sunday Times
  • A new aspect of inter-planetary inhabitancy or occupancy -- The Book of the Damned
  • Once a project has been completed, a post-occupancy study is just as important as the predesign visioning process.
  • The hotel occupancy rate dropped 20 per cent compared with last April, according to official statistics.
  • There are five basic types of automatic and programmable thermostats: electromechanical, digital, hybrid, occupancy, and light sensing.
  • Even with extra seats placed in the aisles, occupancy was far more than 100 per cent at both the concerts we attended.
  • There were four such flats in each building, and each of the four was a "boardinghouse" for the occupancy of foreigners -- Lithuanians, Poles, Slovaks, or The Jungle
  • A preoccupancy with religious characteristics assists those who are interested in the problem of sublimation. Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets
  • It features nine apartments, with either double or triple occupancy. Times, Sunday Times
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