owner-occupied
occupied occupied adj. 1. Engaged; in use; being used by a person and not free for use by someone else; as, the wc is occupied. Opposite of {free}, {available}, and {unoccupied}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Inhabited, lived-in, tenanted; having residents; -- of dwelling units. [Narrower terms: {owner-occupied}] WordNet 1.5]

3. Overrun, taken over; -- of countries or territories; as, occupied France. Opposite of {unoccupied}. [WordNet 1.5]

4. Busy; actively or fully engaged in some activity; -- of people. Opposite of {idle}.

Syn: employed, engaged. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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