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
Online threats directed at the occupant in the White House did not slow with the 2016 election of Donald Trump, by far the country's most active social media president ever and one of its most divisive.
The discovery has broad implications for armored vehicles, and could result in stronger, lighter vehicles better able to protect occupants from the impact of kinetic weapons, explosive shockwaves, and fires.
Three of the four occupants in the turning vehicle were pronounced dead on the scene.
Three males in masks entered an occupied residence, struck an occupant in the head and robbed him of his money.
Mwingi East Police Chief Paul Munene said four of the truck’s eight occupants were rescued before the truck was engulfed with water.
Because the Traverse is intended to be a family vehicle, strong emphasis was placed on safety, with features to protect occupants before, during and after a crash.
Both occupants in the red vehicle died at the scene, while the driver and passenger in the black vehicle were hospitalized, Bear said.
Of the two occupants in the car, the one responders believe was the passenger was trapped, taken to Eskenazi Hospital and was in serious condition, according to the release.
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First Known Use of occupant
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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