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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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The Quezon City government will open a One-Stop-Shop (OSS) for building and occupancy permit applications tomorrow (February 12) in a bid to promote the ease of doing business in the locality.
The inspections are performed on nearly every aspect of a new structure, including a review of the structural steel, welding, bolting, masonry and interior fit out of a building, ensuring owners can obtain an occupancy permit from the city.
The building did not have an occupancy permit, which is a government requirement for all buildings, said Stephen Oundo, the chairman of the National Construction Authority.
The family is willing to put $10,000 into a passbook account, earmarked for the demolition of the old house, and understands they will not be issued an occupancy permit for the new home until the old house is torn down.
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The Prestige Estates project is located on the only piece of land with an occupancy permit in E[pounds sterling]skE-dar's Sultantepe.
The city of Eugene issued the occupancy permit for the giant house barely a year ago.
According to the order, whoever wants to put up a tent has to get a prior occupancy permit.
Dealing with construction permits also became easier, thanks to a one-stop shop making it possible to obtain a designing permit, construction license, and occupancy permit at a single place.
The Dept of Planning & Natural Resources approved the conditional occupancy permit on Aug.
The city declined to issue a permanent occupancy permit (the temporary permit expired September 17).