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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoccupantoc‧cu‧pant /ˈɒkjəpənt $ ˈɑːk-/ ●○○ AWL noun [countable]  1 LIVE SOMEWHEREsomeone who lives in a house, room etcresident The furniture had been left by the previous occupants.occupant of Police are still trying to trace the occupants of the house which was destroyed by fire.2 IN/INSIDEsomeone who is in a room, vehicle etc at a particular time Neither of the car’s two occupants was injured.
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occupantOccupants of the building are understandably upset about the high-rise going up next door.The chattering mob pressed closer as the police forced the two black occupants of the car out on to the street.Both occupants escaped serious injury but aircraft is a write-off.The letter was addressed to "Current Occupant."The room was as elegant as its occupant.They have left all the furniture and carpets in the house for the next occupant.Following him, there was a rapid succession of occupants.They had no hope of doing that unless the occupants of the Renault stopped somewhere for the night.The occupants of the car in front were staring straight ahead, not talking to each other, very tense.They man checkpoints on a permanent basis, screening vehicles and their occupants for weapons.
From Longman Business Dictionaryoccupantoc‧cu‧pant /ˈɒkjəpəntˈɑːk-/ noun [countable] someone who lives in a building or an organization that has offices in a building, especially a building owned by someone elseThere are many empty offices seeking new occupants.
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