occupancy

  • 1 occupancy — oc·cu·pan·cy / ä kyə pən sē/ n pl cies 1: the fact or condition of holding, possessing, or residing in or on something occupancy of the premises 2: the act or fact of taking or having possession (as of abandoned property) to acquire ownership 3:… …

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  • 2 occupancy — oc‧cu‧pan‧cy [ˈɒkjpənsi ǁ ˈɑːk ] noun [uncountable] formal 1. PROPERTY when someone uses a building or piece of land for living or working in: • The facility will be ready for occupancy on Feb. 20. 2 …

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  • 3 Occupancy — Oc cu*pan*cy, n. [See {Occupant}.] 1. The act of taking or holding possession, especially of real property or rental property; possession; occupation. [1913 Webster] 2. The state or condition of being occupied; as, occupancy by more than 250… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 occupancy — (n.) 1590s, condition of being an occupant; from OCCUPANT (Cf. occupant) + CY (Cf. cy). Meaning fact of occupying is from 1833; that of proportion of available space that is occupied is attested by 1974 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 occupancy — [n] residence of place control, deed, habitation, holding, inhabitance, inhabitancy, occupation, ownership, possession, retention, settlement, tenancy, tenure, term, title, use; concepts 518,710 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 occupancy — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of occupying a place. 2) the proportion of accommodation occupied or used …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 occupancy — [äk′yo͞o pən sē, äk′yəpən sē] n. pl. occupancies [< OCCUPANT] 1. a) an occupying; a taking or keeping in possession b) the period during which a house, etc. is occupied 2. the condition of being occupied 3. Law the taking possessio …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Occupancy — Occupant redirects here. For the 2011 film, see Occupant (film). Occupancy in building construction and building codes is the use or intended use of a building or part thereof for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property. A closely… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 occupancy — oc|cu|pan|cy [ˈɔkjupənsi US ˈa:k ] n [U] formal 1.) the number of people who stay, work, or live in a room or building at the same time single/multiple occupancy ▪ single occupancy room rates ▪ Hotels in Tokyo enjoy over 90% occupancy. 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 occupancy — Taking possession of property and use of the same; said e.g. of a tenant s use of leased premises. Period during which person owns, rents, or otherwise occupies real property or premises. Occupancy is a mode of acquiring property by which a thing …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 occupancy — Possession in fact. The use of premises. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 895. The taking possession of those things which before belonged to nobody. 42 Am J1st Prop § 34. In reference to the rights of an occupying claimant:–such an occupancy as under the… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 occupancy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1596 1. the fact or condition of holding, possessing, or residing in or on something < occupancy of the estate > 2. the act or fact of taking or having possession (as of unowned land) to acquire ownership 3. the fact or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 occupancy — /ok yeuh peuhn see/, n., pl. occupancies. 1. the act, state, or condition of being or becoming a tenant or of living in or taking up quarters or space in or on something: Continued occupancy of the office depends on a rent reduction. 2. the… …

    Universalium

  • 14 occupancy — [[t]ɒ̱kjʊpənsi[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu with supp Occupancy is the act of using a room, building, or area of land, usually for a fixed period of time. [FORMAL] Hotel occupancy has been as low as 40%... Tour operators report low occupancy rates. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 occupancy — oc|cu|pan|cy [ akjəpənsi ] noun uncount FORMAL the use or period of use of a place: There s an additional charge for single occupancy of a double motel room. The house had been completely restored during her occupancy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 occupancy — UK [ˈɒkjʊpənsɪ] / US [ˈɑkjəpənsɪ] noun [uncountable] formal the use, or the period of use, of a place There s an additional charge for single occupancy of a double room. The house had been completely restored during her occupancy …

    English dictionary

  • 17 occupancy — noun (U) formal someone s use of a building, piece of land, or other space, for living or working in: their occupancy of the apartment …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 occupancy — noun our occupancy is temporary Syn: occupation, tenancy, tenure, residence, residency, inhabitation, habitation, living, lease, holding, possession; formal dwelling …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 occupancy — /ˈɒkjəpənsi/ (say okyuhpuhnsee) noun 1. the fact or condition of being an occupant. 2. the act of taking possession. 3. actual possession. 4. the term during which one is an occupant. 5. Also, occupation. exercise of dominion over a thing which… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 occupancy — užimtumas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. occupancy vok. Besetzung, f rus. занятость, f pranc. occupation, f …

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