how to pronounce occupied

/ˈɑːkjəˌpaɪd/

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occupied is pronounced in three syllables

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ɑːkjəpaɪd

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An example use of occupied in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that line was occupied and if all five …”

meanings of occupied

adjective:

  1. Subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence.
  2. Reserved, engaged.
  3. Busy, unavailable.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of occupy.

words that rhyme with occupied

preoccupied

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