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owner-occupancy Line breaks: owner-occupancy

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Definition of owner-occupancy in English:


[mass noun] British
Ownership by a person of the house or flat in which they live: promoting owner-occupancy in the central city
More example sentences
  • Fareham has the third highest percentage of owner-occupancy in the country with 86 per cent of people living in homes which belong to them.
  • He was influential with the Unionists through his report on land and owner-occupancy in Ireland.
  • Many of these houses have reverted to owner-occupancy.
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