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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːkjəpənsi; ˈɒkjʊpənsi/

Translation of occupancy in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • (of building) ocupación (feminine) we can do nothing until there is a change of occupancy no podemos hacer nada hasta que no haya un cambio de inquilinos or ocupantes there's a 20% surcharge for single occupancy hay un recargo del 20% si la habitación la ocupa una sola persona the hotel achieved 90% occupancy el hotel estuvo ocupado al 90% during his occupancy of the post mientras ocupó el cargo, mientras estuvo en posesión del cargo
    Example sentences
    • ‘More villas are under construction and will be ready for occupancy very soon,’ said Gu Weizhong of the group.
    • It was ready for occupancy in the summer of 1903 and they moved into the four-storey building with full basement.
    • The units, which are competitively priced, are ready for immediate occupancy.

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