Definition of occupier in English:

occupier

Line breaks: oc¦cu|pier
Pronunciation: /ˈɒkjʊpʌɪə
 
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noun

  • 1British A person or company residing in or using a property as its owner or tenant, or (illegally) as a squatter.
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    • The individual claimants are freehold owners and occupiers of their homes in Church Village.
    • The plaintiffs were lessees and occupiers of one of the flats.
    • Mr Fagan is advising owners and occupiers of similar properties that their buildings should be regularly surveyed and repaired.
  • 2A member of a group that takes possession of a country by force: the occupiers were reported to have rounded up civilians and carried them off to unknown fates
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    • Gardai said the occupiers had forced their way into the house, via the back, which connects to a lane-way off Shelbourne Road.
    • The view held by the people, however, is that these forces are occupiers and should leave.
    • Hand of Death is set in 17th century China, the Ching dynasty era when Manchu occupiers persecuted the members of the Shaolin sect.

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