Examples of occupant in a Sentence
The apartment's previous occupant was a painter.
Both of the car's occupants were injured.
Recent Examples of occupant from the Web
The occupants in the room fled the classroom before loud explosion noises were heard from the recording.
Today Murray works as Washington's goalie coach, a position whose previous occupants include Korn and ... guess who?
On the other hand, the Model S did not appear on the IIHS's list of 11 vehicles that recorded zero occupant deaths between 2012 and 2015, a list that included several other luxury cars and SUVs.
In Kansas City, landlords must provide smoke detectors while occupants must maintain them, according to city code.
The four juvenile occupants eventually fled on foot and were subsequently taken into custody in the area of 31st Street and West Wisconsin Avenue, the report said.
The pilots made an emergency landing in Cincinnati, but when the doors and exits were opened, a flashover occurred, limiting the survivors to half the occupants.
Exposure to these weather conditions over time can cause metal parts inside the airbags to explode and send metal shrapnel parts slicing into car occupants, according to an administration fact sheet.
The couple's company, Magnolia Homes, broke the provision that protects occupants from exposure to dangerous lead levels, which is particularly harmful to children and which many pre-1978 homes contain, as a result from home renovations.
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OCCUPANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of occupant for English Language Learners
: 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
OCCUPANT Defined for Kids
legal Definition of occupant
- an occupant of the car
- the occupant of the apartment
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