Examples of occupant in a Sentence
The apartment's previous occupant was a painter.
Both of the car's occupants were injured.
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Car makers don’t currently think that the aluminum supplied by Kobe Steel presents a safety issue, since car hoods and doors aren’t the main parts of the car designed to protect occupants in a crash.
The agents were stationed outside two different residences, asking occupants to leave the homes with their arms up.
His predecessor, Mike Sanders, never issued a veto in his nine years atop county government, while the previous occupant of that corner office on the second floor of the courthouse, Katheryn Shields, was known to use her veto pen rarely.
Chef Victor Barry opened the restaurant earlier this year after the previous occupant, the beloved Harbord Room, closed.
That’s fine for the apartment’s brand-new occupants, aspiring composer Brigid Blake (Diana Garle) and her social work student boyfriend Richard Saad (Alex Alvarez), who have just moved in together.
Police said the occupants of the vehicle, a male and a female, are wanted for questioning in reference to the shooting.
The chief executive appoints the occupants of another seven.
The operator and sole occupant of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased by EMS personnel on the scene, according to the release.
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First Known Use of occupant
Synonymsdenizen, dweller, habitant, inhabiter, inhabitant, resident, resider, tenant
Related Wordscohabitant, coresident; aborigine, native; citizen, national, subject; colonist, émigré (also emigré), migrant, newcomer, settler; burgher, local, localite, townee [chiefly British], townie (or towny), townsman, villager
Near Antonymsalien, foreigner, nonresident; guest, tourist, visitor; defector, emigrant, escaper, evacuee, exile, expatriate, refugee
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