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British English: /ˈɒkjʊpʌɪ/
American English: /ˈɑkjəˌpaɪ/

Translation of occupy in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Military, Politics)
    (as demonstration)
    the terrorists are occupying the building
    die Terroristen halten das Gebäude besetzt
  • 2
    (reside in, be a tenant of)
    occupy a flat on a one-year lease
    eine Wohnung für ein Jahr gemietet haben
  • 3 (take up, fill)
    liegen in
    + Dat. (Bett)
    (Sitzplatz, Tisch)
    (Zeit, Aufmerksamkeit)
    how did you occupy your time?
    wie hast du die Zeit verbracht?
    the hotel occupies an attractive site
    das Hotel ist schön gelegen
    occupy a special place in somebody's affections
    einen besonderen Platz in jemandes Herzen haben
  • 5
    (busy, employ)
    occupy oneself [with doing something]
    sich [mit etwas] beschäftigen
    be occupied with or in doing something
    damit beschäftigt sein, etwas zu tun
    keep somebody['s mind] occupied
    jemanden [geistig] beschäftigen

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