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  • assume, as of positions or roles
    • She took the job as director of development
    • he occupies the position of manager
    • the young prince will soon occupy the throne
  • consume all of one's attention or time
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
  • require (time or space)
    • It took three hours to get to work this morning
    • This event occupied a very short time
  • march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
    • Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939
  • be on the mind of
    • I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
  • occupy the whole of
    • The liquid fills the container
  • live (in a certain place)
    • She resides in Princeton
    • he occupies two rooms on the top floor
  • keep busy with
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
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