It was, instead, the triumph of a strategy of popular non-violent resistance over the harsh realities of Israeli occupation.
You fight and scheme and pray to get it, even while knowing fully that, like life itself, occupation is temporal.
Unlike many efforts to organize against the occupation, what he proposes is shot through with sympathy for Israel and Israelis.
Consequently, as Politico reported, Christie apologized to Adelson for using the word “occupation.”
Privately, many in Congress consider settlement expansion a catastrophe and the occupation a disgrace.
This occupation, under the circumstances, supplied every kind of diversion.
Her occupation as Dick's liege lady, confidante, and tormentor would be gone.
The squire was very hard set for occupation in these summer months.
Illness was a sort of occupation to me, and I was always sorry to get well.
We were now about to enter on a new development of the British occupation.
early 14c., "fact of holding or possessing;" mid-14c., "a being employed in something," also "a particular action," from Old French occupacion "pursuit, work, employment; occupancy, occupation" (12c.), from Latin occupationem (nominative occupatio) "a taking possession; business, employment," noun of action from past participle stem of occupare (see occupy). Meaning "employment, business in which one engages" is late 14c. That of "condition of being held and ruled by troops of another country" is from 1940.