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Spanish translation of 'preoccupied'

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[priːˈɒkjʊpaɪd ]
(worried) preocupado
(absorbed, distracted) ensimismadoabsorto
he was too preoccupied to notice estaba demasiado ensimismado or absorto para darse cuenta
to be preoccupied about sth estar preocupado por algo
to be preoccupied with sth: Britain was preoccupied with the war in France a Gran Bretaña le preocupaba la guerra en Francia
you’re too preoccupied with winning estás demasiado obsesionado por ganar

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Example Sentences Including 'preoccupied'

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At dinner the night before our interview, the poet from east Belfast seems distant and preoccupied.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He seemed preoccupied with himself and he presented his opinions forcefully.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
With both parents being busy and preoccupied, there were not many family dinners.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You seem a bit preoccupied today.
The Sun (2015)
Their mother seemed anxious and preoccupied, too.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But the reason they go back is that they've become preoccupied with their thirst.
Christianity Today (2000)
It is not a good thing, or necessary, to become preoccupied by our weight.
Munro, Bill Dr. & Munro, Frances Beat Stress (1992)
Governments and parents have become increasingly preoccupied in recent decades with measurable academic attainment, forcing schools and teachers to follow suit.
Paul Martin MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)
His evidence is fully compatible with other data and a less preoccupied explanation.
Forrest, Ray & Murie, Alan & Williams, Peter Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)

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'preoccupied' in Other Languages

British English: preoccupied /priːˈɒkjʊˌpaɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are preoccupied, you are thinking a lot about something or someone, and so you hardly notice other things.
Try not to become so preoccupied with work that you forget about your family and friends.
  • American English: preoccupied
  • Arabic: مَشْغُولُ البَال
  • Brazilian Portuguese: preocupado
  • Chinese: 全神贯注的
  • Croatian: preokupiran
  • Czech: zamyšlený
  • Danish: fordybet i
  • Dutch: in beslag genomen
  • European Spanish: absorto
  • Finnish: ajatuksiinsa uppoutunut
  • French: préoccupé
  • German: gedankenverloren
  • Greek: συλλογισμένος
  • Italian: preoccupato
  • Japanese: 余念のない
  • Korean: 몰두한
  • Norwegian: åndsfraværende
  • Polish: pochłonięty
  • European Portuguese: preocupado
  • Romanian: preocupat
  • Russian: озабоченный
  • Spanish: absorto
  • Swedish: tankfull
  • Thai: ใจจดใจจ่อ
  • Turkish: kafasını takmış
  • Ukrainian: зайнятий
  • Vietnamese: bận tâm

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Translation of preoccupied from the Collins English to Spanish
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