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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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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.
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unoccupied

adjective
Not spoken for or occupied:
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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
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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)
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unoccupied

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

[ʌnˈɒkjʊˌpaɪd] adj (house) → vuoto/a; (seat, table, also) (Mil) (zone) → libero/a, non occupato/a; (person, not busy) → libero/a, senza impegni
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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.
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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.
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.
If birds gather on any spot, it is unoccupied. Clamor by night betokens nervousness.
My groping hands told me that although disarranged it was unoccupied.
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. No one, in short, could blame me if I should just drive desperately off.
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. Another old chateau in the neighbourhood, built in the fourteenth century by Jean de Belmont, was also abandoned, so that that part of the country was very little inhabited.
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. No one slept in them at night.
It was unoccupied. No passing footsteps were audible on the remote path to which she had strayed.
Two young lovers were exchanging their hearts' yearnings beneath the children's tent, which they had found 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.