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Pronunciation: / priˈɑkjupaɪd /
Pronunciation: / priˈɒkjuːpʌɪd /

Translation of preoccupied in Spanish:


  • (absorbed)
    to be preoccupied with somethinghe's preoccupied with trying to find a new job
    no piensa en otra cosa que encontrar un nuevo trabajo
    I was so preoccupied with my own thoughts that …
    estaba tan absorto en mis pensamientos que …

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.