how to pronounce occupied


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The above transcription of occupied is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

occupied is pronounced in three syllables

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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


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


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of occupy.

words that rhyme with occupied


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