verb (used with object), oc·cu·pied, oc·cu·py·ing.
verb (used without object), oc·cu·pied, oc·cu·py·ing.
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The conclave captures a dilemma that senior executives—and management authors—have faced more frequently while the first “CEO president” occupied the oval office.Should management be political? That is the wrong question|Gianpiero Petriglieri|November 20, 2020|Quartz
NEVs currently occupy around 5% of China’s market, which still makes China the world’s No.A six-year-old Chinese electric vehicle startup is now more valuable than GM|eamonbarrett|November 13, 2020|Fortune
Still, no one would have expected the best defensive team in England to occupy space on the goals-against table next to three teams that played in the second-tier league earlier this year.Liverpool And Manchester City Look Ordinary. Are They?|Terrence Doyle|November 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Plotz said podcasting and on-demand audio now occupies just about every niche where radio once dominated — music, national talk news, sports — but not local news.‘Go in small with clear-eyed expectations’: How a crop of startups are trying to make for-profit local news work|Steven Perlberg|November 11, 2020|Digiday
He wasn’t the first to say that the Earth occupies the center of the universe, but he was the most dogmatic about it, and believed he had established it to be incontrovertibly true — by using logic.
Guilt, when dispensed in the circumstances Morris occupied, is the anti-Viagra.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Visitors today can keep watch over the scene in the booth at the end of the bar that Capone and his cronies once occupied.
The company moved into what was called Bertha Island, and soon become synonymous with the land it occupied.
The Israeli military occupied the south of Lebanon from 1982 until 2000.Israel Sends Warning to Assad, Russia and Iran With Damascus Airstrikes|Creede Newton|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside two women screamed in front of a bed that occupied the center of the room.
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
At the hotel he found the bench outside occupied chiefly by Jean.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Infantry and cavalry approached the island, quite unsuspicious of its being occupied.
But dwelling means a special kind of structure—a building occupied by man—a place to live in.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Scouts reported that Porter still occupied his camp, and showed no sign of moving.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn