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occupant

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noun oc·cu·pant \-pənt\

Simple Definition of occupant

  • : a person who is using or living in a particular building, apartment, or room

  • : a person who is in a room, vehicle, etc., at a particular time

Full Definition of occupant

  1. 1 :  one who acquires title by occupancy

  2. 2 :  one who occupies a particular place; especially :  resident

Examples of occupant

  1. The apartment's previous occupant was a painter.

  2. Both of the car's occupants were injured.



1596

First Known Use of occupant

1596


OCCUPANT Defined for Kids

occupant

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noun oc·cu·pant \ˈä-kyə-pənt\

Definition of occupant

  1. :  a person who uses, lives in, or possesses a place





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