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An example use of preoccupation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… full-time preoccupation specifically the …”
Preoccupation means to be concerned about something to the point of being unable to think about anything else.
the word preoccupation occurs in english on average 5.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
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 preoccupation can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;