Definition of underoccupancy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌndərˈɒkjəpənsi/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun] British
(With reference to holiday or hospital accommodation) the state of not being occupied to the expected or advertised capacity: the underoccupancy of beds [as modifier]: underoccupancy surcharges on holiday apartments
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  • All you need to pay are the underoccupancy supplements based on the number of full fare paying adults.
  • If there are fewer adults then underoccupancy supplements apply but if there are more adults then reductions apply.
  • Consequently, underoccupancy will be charged up to the price for eight persons.
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