Definitions for occupancyˈɒk yə pən si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•cu•pan•cyˈɒk yə pən si(n.)(pl.)-cies.

  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.

  2. the possession or tenancy of a property.

  3. the act of taking possession, as of a property.

  4. the term during which one is an occupant.

  5. the condition of being occupied.

  6. the use to which property is put.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occupancy, tenancy(noun)

    an act of being a tenant or occupant

  2. occupation, occupancy, moving in(noun)

    the act of occupying or taking possession of a building

    "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"


  1. occupancy(Noun)

    The act of occupying, the state of being occupied or the state of being an occupant or tenant

  2. occupancy(Noun)

    The period of time during which someone rents or otherwise occupies certain land or premises

  3. occupancy(Noun)

    The specific use to which something occupied is put


  1. Occupancy

    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 related meaning is the number of units in such a building that are rented or leased, or otherwise in-use. The lack of occupancy in this sense is a vacancy.


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