French translation of 'occupied'
1. (= busy) [person] occupé(e)
to keep sb occupied occuper qn
Keep the brain occupied! Occupez-vous l’esprit !
to be occupied with sth être occupé à qch
to be occupied with doing sth être occupé à faire qch
2. [seat, place] occupé(e)
That seat is occupied. Cette place est occupée.
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Example Sentences Including 'occupied'
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To disagree, in that occupied territory, was to be something less than dust.What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
He came of age in an occupied territory.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Just how do you keep your youngsters occupied and interested over six long weeks?The Sun (2013)
Make serious efforts to find yourself a girlfriend and a job to keep you occupied.The Sun (2009)
Maybe you felt the urge to focus on something, to keep yourself occupied.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The more he sees of the district, the more he comes to understand it as an occupied territory.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
All three grounds had more seats empty than occupied.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Not that there weren't one or two news items to keep us occupied while we waited.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Can you suggest some fun pool games to keep them occupied while I read my book?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I'd like to have something special planned that will keep them occupied and outside in the garden as much as possible.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Keep occupied with different things by day, then meet for dinner and discuss what happened.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There were only three other occupied tables.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He said last year of his biking hobby: 'I have to keep myself occupied.The Sun (2010)
I know we have to keep convicts occupied but a little bit of imagination and improvisation could have saved a fortune.The Sun (2011)
I wanted to work 16 hours a day to keep myself occupied.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It may be enjoyable but I don't think we are just trying to keep people occupied.The Sun (2008)
It will help keep the occupied and ticking over until meal time.The Sun (2006)
To save her from possible discrimination, her grandparents adopted her and would give her books to keep her occupied.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translation of occupied from the Collins English to French Dictionary