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oc·cu·pan·cy

 (ŏk′yə-pən-sē)
n. pl. oc·cu·pan·cies
1.
a. The act of occupying or the condition of being occupied.
b. The state of being an occupant or tenant.
2.
a. The period during which one owns, rents, or uses certain premises or land.
b. The use to which something occupied is put: a building for commercial occupancy.
3. Law The act of taking possession of previously unowned property with the intent of obtaining the right to own it.

occupancy

(ˈɒkjʊpənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. the act of occupying; possession of a property
2. (Law) law the possession and use of property by or without agreement and without any claim to ownership
3. (Law) law the act of taking possession of unowned property, esp land, with the intent of thus acquiring ownership
4. the condition or fact of being an occupant, esp a tenant
5. the period of time during which one is an occupant, esp of property

oc•cu•pan•cy

(ˈɒk yə pən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the act, state, or condition of being or becoming a tenant or of living in or taking up quarters or space in or on something.
2. the possession or tenancy of a property.
3. the act of taking possession, as of a property.
4. the term during which one is an occupant.
5. the condition of being occupied.
6. the use to which property is put.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.occupancy - an act of being a tenant or occupant
residency, abidance, residence - the act of dwelling in a place
inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation - the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"
2.occupancy - the act of occupying or taking possession of a buildingoccupancy - the act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
preoccupancy, preoccupation - the act of taking occupancy before someone else does

occupancy

noun occupation, use, residence, holding, term, possession, tenure, tenancy, habitation, inhabitancy Prices given are for a single occupancy of a standard room.

occupancy

noun
The holding of something, such as a position:
Translations

occupancy

[ˈɒkjʊpənsɪ] Nocupación f; (= tenancy) → inquilinato m; [of post] → tenencia f

occupancy

[ˈɒkjʊpənsi] ntaux m d'occupation
Hotel occupancy has been as low as 40% → Le taux d'occupation hôtelière est descendu jusqu'à 40%

occupancy

nBewohnen nt; (= period)Wohndauer f; a change of occupancyein Besitzerwechsel m; (of rented property)ein Mieterwechsel m; multiple occupancyMehrfachbelegung fvon Wohnraum; levels of hotel occupancyÜbernachtungsziffern pl

occupancy

[ˈɒkjʊpənsɪ] n (of house) → occupazione f, presa di possesso
to take up occupancy of a house → prendere possesso di una casa
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This is certainly good news for operators with stabilized, cash-flowing properties that have occupancies of 90% or better.
The association's financial and performance indicators, reported quarterly to NIC by the nation's leading lenders, owners/operators and appraisal professionals in the senior living industry, also show that for the assisted living sector as a whole, fourth quarter 2003 occupancy rates held steady from third quarter, with the median and average occupancies at 85 percent.
The New York City lodging market ended 2001 with an overall occupancy of 73% and average daily rate of $192 -- far short of the remarkable numbers achieved in 2000, when city occupancies hovered well above 80% and average rates were over $220.