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Definitions of occupancy

  1. The act of dwelling in, or of taking and holding in possession, as a house. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. The act of occupying, or of taking or holding possession: possession. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Possession. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. The act of time of ocupying. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. The act of taking or holding possession. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for occupancy

  1. Please wire me at the Washington Inn, Lenox, whether house is in order for occupancy – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  2. Nothing as yet had been moved or disturbed, though the next week would bring their term of occupancy to a close. – Clover by Susan Coolidge