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
Featuring a holographic interface, no steering wheel and a climate-control system that adjusts the temperature based on occupant body temperature, the Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion debuted Monday at the Geneva Motor Show.
Both occupants were taken to Halifax Medical Center with serious injuries.
Fire officials said one occupant was hurt while trying to extinguish the fire before leaving the home.
Although working smoke alarms were credited by fire investigators with saving the two occupants lives, the house and its contents are considered a total loss, with total damage estimated at $500,000, according to the notice of investigation.
The occupants were detained and questioned by detectives.
Offer did Santa Anna the opportunity for all Mexican born occupants — but only them — a three-day period in which to leave the compound.
A few minutes later, crews from the Indianapolis Fire Department arrived and learned that the home's two adult occupants made it outside safely.
Not cheap, but the solid roof looks great and prevents the overhead sun from baking the LC's occupants.
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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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