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occupy

US [ˈɑkjəˌpaɪ]
UK [ˈɒkjʊpaɪ]
  • v.占据;占领;侵占;使用
  • Web占用;占有;使忙碌
Past Tense:occupied  Present Participle:occupying  Simple Present:occupies  
occupy
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v.
1.
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使用,占用(空间、面积、时间等)to fill or use a space, an area or an amount of time
The bed seemed to occupy most of the room.
床似乎占去了大半个屋子。
How much memory does the program occupy?
这个程序占用多少内存?
Administrative work occupies half of my time.
行政事务占用了我一半的时间。
2.
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使用(房屋、建筑);居住to live or work in a room, house or building
He occupies an office on the 12th floor.
他在 12 楼有一间办公室。
3.
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侵占;占领;占据to enter a place in a large group and take control of it, especially by military force
The capital has been occupied by the rebel army.
叛军已占领了首都。
Protesting students occupied the TV station.
抗议的学生占领了电视台。
4.
使忙于(做某事);忙着(做某事)to fill your time or keep you busy doing sth
a game that will occupy the kids for hours
能让小孩一玩就是几个小时的游戏
Problems at work continued to occupy his mind for some time.
工作上的问题继续在他的脑海中萦绕了一段时间。
She occupied herself with routine office tasks.
她忙于办公室的日常工作。
She occupied herself doing routine office tasks.
她忙于办公室的日常工作。
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任职;执政to have an official job or position
The president occupies the position for four years.
总统任期四年。

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