how to pronounce occupy


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occupy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the Occupy Wall Street movement there's …”

meaning of occupy

Occupy means to take over or take possession of (a building, land, etc.) by force or in protest.

occupy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word occupy occurs in english on average 18.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics occupy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that occupy can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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