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
Jarvis was the only occupant of the vehicle, according to the release, which did not provide further details on Jarvis or what may have led to the accident.
John, 73, and Carole Paladino, 72, were the only occupants of the Newfield home when the blast occurred at 6:15 a.m., the Gloucester County prosecutor's office said.
John Paladino, 73, and Carole Paladino, 72, were the only occupants of the Newfield home when the blast occurred at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, the Gloucester County prosecutor's office said.
The probable-cause statement says Gentry was the only occupant of the Explorer and a trooper saw open containers of alcohol inside the SUV.
The teen was the sole occupant of the vehicle and investigators were interviewing two people of interest, the sheriff's office said.
Orlando’s airport authority confirmed Wednesday that JetBlue is in line to be the first, major occupant of a terminal now under construction.
There were no occupants inside the motorhome at the time of the fire.
There was an occupant in the driver's seat of the Waymo vehicle who suffered minor injuries, Tyler added.
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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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