Translation of preoccupied in Spanish:

preoccupied

Pronunciation: /priːˈɑːkjəpaɪd; priːˈɒkjʊpaɪd/

adj

  • (absorbed) absorto, ensimismado; (worried) preocupadoto be preoccupied with sth he'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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