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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Occupancy  \Oc"cu*pan*cy\,  n.  [See  {Occupant}.] 
  The  act  of  taking  or  holding  possession;  possession; 
  {Title  by  occupancy}  (Law),  a  right  of  property  acquired  by 
  taking  the  first  possession  of  a  thing  or  possession  of  a 
  thing  which  belonged  to  nobody,  and  appropriating  it 
  --Blackstone.  Kent. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  act  of  being  a  tenant  or  occupant  [syn:  {tenancy}] 
  2:  the  act  of  occupying  or  taking  possession  of  a  building; 
  "occupation  of  a  building  without  a  certificate  of 
  occupancy  is  illegal"  [syn:  {occupation},  {taking 

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