Definition of reoccupy in English:

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reoccupy

Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈäkyəˌpī/

verb (reoccupies, reoccupying, reoccupied)

[with object]
Occupy (a place or position) again: repairs will be required before tenants reoccupy the building
More example sentences
  • One contingent of British troops reached the oilfields of Baku, which it occupied until September, when the Turks reoccupied the area.
  • But the Israeli government should ask itself about what they are doing today, and their decision to reoccupy our cities.
  • Well, the decision of whether to reoccupy a city, in this case New Orleans, is really a multiple issue decision.

Derivatives

reoccupation

Pronunciation: /ˌrēˌäkyəˈpāSH(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • Once this is complete, the local authority can assess the safety of buildings and decide when there can be a controlled reoccupation.
  • Nevertheless, Portugal had been saved from immediate reoccupation, giving the British and the Portuguese, who completely subordinated themselves to their powerful allies throughout the war, time to prepare their defences.
  • The first fruit of this policy was the cession of southern Slovakia to Hungary in the wake of the Munich agreement in 1938, followed by the reoccupation of Carpathian Ruthenia in 1939, on the final partition of Czechoslovakia.

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Syllabification: re·oc·cu·py

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