unoccupied


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un·oc·cu·pied

 (ŭn-ŏk′yə-pīd′)
adj.
1.
a. Not being used: an unoccupied telephone booth.
b. Not inhabited: an unoccupied house.
2. Not busy, employed, or engaged; idle.

unoccupied

(ʌnˈɒkjʊˌpaɪd)
adj
1. (of a building) without occupants
2. unemployed or idle
3. (Military) (of an area or country) not overrun by foreign troops

un•oc•cu•pied

(ʌnˈɒk yəˌpaɪd)

adj.
1. without occupants; empty; vacant.
2. not held or controlled by invading forces: unoccupied nations.
3. not busy or active; idle; not employed.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unoccupied - not held or filled or in useunoccupied - not held or filled or in use; "an unoccupied telephone booth"; "unoccupied hours"
occupied - held or filled or in use; "she keeps her time well occupied"; "the wc is occupied"
2.unoccupied - not seized and controlledunoccupied - not seized and controlled; "unoccupied areas of France"
occupied - seized and controlled as by military invasion; "the occupied countries of Europe"
3.unoccupied - not leased to or occupied by a tenantunoccupied - not leased to or occupied by a tenant; "an unoccupied apartment"; "very little unclaimed and untenanted land"
uninhabited - not having inhabitants; not lived in; "an uninhabited island"; "gaping doors of uninhabited houses"

unoccupied

adjective
1. empty, vacant, uninhabited, untenanted, tenantless The house was unoccupied at the time of the explosion.
2. idle, unemployed, inactive, disengaged, at leisure, at a loose end Portraits of unoccupied youths and solitary females predominate.

unoccupied

adjective
Not spoken for or occupied:
Translations
غَيْر مَشْغولفارِغ، غَيْر مَسْكون
neobsazenývolný
friledigtomubesat
el nem foglalt
óupptekinn, lausóupptekinn, laus, auîur
neužsiėmęs
neaizņemtsnenodarbināts
neobsadený

unoccupied

[ˈʌnˈɒkjʊpaɪd] ADJ
1. (= empty) [building] → desocupado, vacío; [room] → vacío; [seat, table] → libre; [post] → vacante
2. (Mil) [country, zone] → no ocupado
3. (= not busy) [person] → desocupado

unoccupied

[ʌnˈɒkjʊpaɪd] adj
(= not taken) [seat, table] → libre
[house, building] → inhabité(e), inoccupé(e)
[room] (in house)où il n'y a personne; (in hotel)libre
(MILITARY) [territory] → libre, pas occupé(e)

unoccupied

adj personunbeschäftigt; houseleer stehend, unbewohnt; seat, tablefrei; (Mil) zoneunbesetzt

unoccupied

[ʌnˈɒkjʊˌpaɪd] adj (house) → vuoto/a; (seat, table, also) (Mil) (zone) → libero/a, non occupato/a; (person, not busy) → libero/a, senza impegni

unoccupied

(anˈokjupaid) adjective
1. empty or vacant. The room/seat was unoccupied.
2. not busy. I paint in my unoccupied hours / when I'm otherwise unoccupied.
References in classic literature ?
Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.
A gentle breeze kept the red weed that covered every scrap of unoccupied ground gently swaying.
It was only a question of hurrying again, for a few preparations, to the house which the attendance at church of so many of the servants would practically have left unoccupied.
The window of the room had no curtains, for that side of the house had long been unoccupied, and through this window he caught sight of something which surprised and interested him.
My groping hands told me that although disarranged it was unoccupied.
When he bought the estate, fifteen years before the tragedy with which we are engaged occurred, the Chateau du Glandier had for a long time been unoccupied.
In the mild season of peace, with minds unoccupied by other subjects, they passed many months in cool, uninterrupted, and daily consultation; and finally, without having been awed by power, or influenced by any passions except love for their country, they presented and recommended to the people the plan produced by their joint and very unanimous councils.
The children were now accustomed to assemble round Grandfather's chair at all their unoccupied moments; and often it was a striking picture to behold the white-headed old sire, with this flowery wreath of young people around him.
While the more courageous of the youngsters played in and out of the large-mouthed caves, I early learned that such caves were unoccupied.
He thought that the Russian people whose task it was to colonize and cultivate vast tracts of unoccupied land, consciously adhered, till all their land was occupied, to the methods suitable to their purpose, and that their methods were by no means so bad as was generally supposed.
Two young lovers were exchanging their hearts' yearnings beneath the children's tent, which they had found unoccupied.
One day I was listening to some conversation upon this subject when an American student said that for some time he had been under sentence for a slight breach of the peace and had promised the constable that he would presently find an unoccupied day and betake himself to prison.