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.
Inside two women screamed in front of a bed that occupied the center of the room.
The area has long been peaceful, missing out on the turmoil common to the Gaza and the occupied West Bank.A New Intifada? Israel’s Arab Citizen Uprising Spreads|Creede Newton|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The march to Ali-Musjid occupied the greater part of the day.Our Soldiers|W.H.G. Kingston
That was the sole purpose, although I and the rest of us are getting special instruction to keep us occupied.Warning from the Stars|Ron Cocking
During this interlude (though it only occupied five seconds) the main combat below reached its climax.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
In the country through which we travelled between these great rivers, the Comanians dwelt before it was occupied by the Tarters.
The three slabs to the right of the winged lions on entering, were occupied by a highly curious representation of a battle.Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon|Austen H. Layard