Definition of occupancy in English:

occupancy

Line breaks: oc¦cu|pancy
Pronunciation: /ˈɒkjəpənsi
 
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noun (plural occupancies)

[mass noun]
1The action or fact of occupying a place: the palace proved unready for occupancy
More 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.
Synonyms
1.1The proportion of hotel or office accommodation occupied or used: 70 per cent occupancy is needed to give a profit [count noun]: average daily room occupancies
More example sentences
  • But hotel room occupancies during the two-week event were said to have been up to 20% lower than expectations.
  • Room occupancies and average rates have seen a steady improvement as the hotel adjusts its market mix and product line up.
  • High occupancies and room rates have combined to lift operating margins to well over 50 per cent in many cases.

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