pre occupancy

preoccupancy

[pree-ok-yuh-puhn-see]
noun
1.
the act, right, or instance of prior occupancy.
2.
the state of being absorbed in thought; preoccupation.

Origin:
1745–55; pre- + occupancy

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preoccupancy

noun
1. the mental state of being preoccupied by something [syn: preoccupation
2. the act of taking occupancy before someone else does 
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