Examples of preoccupation in a Sentence
We need to better understand the problems and preoccupations of our clients.
the future entomologist's preoccupation with insects from a very early age
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Three more are narrated by David Kepesh, a writerly academic who shares some of Mr. Roth’s preoccupations, women especially.
Yet only 34% of the French judge the former investment banker close to the everyday preoccupations of his fellow citizens.
Hotze’s main cause is attacking the gay community, a preoccupation that drew the condemnation of the SPLC.
What happens after the death of a choreographer who is a company’s sole creative source, is a continuing dance-world preoccupation.
Look further back, though, and ruminating on the human flaws of our leaders, and also on how their human flaws made them our leaders, has been a preoccupation at least since antiquity.
Mer/human relationships have been a literary preoccupation since literature’s earliest days (Homer’s sirens, et cetera).
Methane will not displace carbon dioxide as the world’s main climate preoccupation.
The memos shed light on other Trump preoccupations, such as Andrew McCabe, the former F.B.I. deputy director who is reportedly preparing to sue the Trump administration for wrongful termination and defamation, among other things.
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PREOCCUPATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of preoccupation for English Language Learners
: a state in which you give all your attention to something
: something that you give all or most of your attention to
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