noun see occupy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Occupier — Oc cu*pi er, n. 1. One who occupies, or has possession. [1913 Webster] 2. One who follows an employment; hence, a tradesman. [Obs.] Merchants and occupiers. Holland. [1913 Webster] The occupiers of thy merchandise. Ezek. xxvii. 27. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • occupier — index citizen, denizen, domiciliary, habitant, inhabitant, inmate, lessee, lodger, occupant …   Law dictionary

  • occupier — (n.) late 14c., agent noun from OCCUPY (Cf. occupy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • occupier — The manufacturer who occupies a registered factory or store. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary * * * occupy oc‧cu‧py [ˈɒkjpaɪ ǁ ˈɑːk ] verb occupied PTandPP 1. [transitive] to use a particular building to live or work in: • a large computer company… …   Financial and business terms

  • occupier — [[t]ɒ̱kjʊpaɪə(r)[/t]] occupiers N COUNT The occupier of a house, flat, or piece of land is the person who lives or works there. [FORMAL] → See also owner occupier. Syn: occupant …   English dictionary

  • occupier — UK [ˈɒkjʊˌpaɪə(r)] / US [ˈɑkjəˌpaɪr] noun [countable] Word forms occupier : singular occupier plural occupiers 1) British someone who lives in, works in, or uses a room, building, or area of land the current occupiers of the property 2) a member… …   English dictionary

  • occupier — oc|cu|pi|er [ˈɔkjupaıə US ˈa:kjupaıər] n especially BrE 1.) someone who lives in or uses a particular house, piece of land etc →↑resident ▪ A large proportion of occupiers now own their homes. 2.) a member of an army that has occupied a city or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • occupier — noun (C) especially BrE someone who lives in or uses a particular house, piece of land etc, especially temporarily see also: owner­occupier …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • occupier — occupy ► VERB (occupies, occupied) 1) live or have one s place of business in. 2) take control of (a place) by military conquest or settlement. 3) enter and stay in (a building) without authority. 4) fill or take up (a space, time or position).… …   English terms dictionary

  • occupier — See occupy. * * * …   Universalium

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