Definition of occupance in English:

occupance

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noun

  • 1 another term for occupancy.
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    • The occupance of flaming is attributed to the absence of cues to social hierarchical position, to the formality or informality of the communication.
    • Theoretically the occupance of nightmares is not entirely surprising.
  • 1.1 Geography The inhabiting and modification of an area by humans.
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    • Like all geographic field methods, it attempts an accurate quantitative portrayal of the occupance pattern.
    • By studying the sequent occupance of New Zealand, students will be able to analyze the physical landscape and the cultural landscape of the country.

Origin

early 19th century: from occupant + -ance.

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