Preoccupy

Definition of Preoccupy

Pre`oc´cu`py   Pronunciation: ~pīd
v. t.1.To take possession of before another; as, to preoccupy a country not before held.
[imp. & p. p. Preoccupied (-pīd); p. pr. & vb. n. Preoccupying .]
2.To prepossess; to engage, occupy, or engross the attention of, beforehand; hence, to prejudice.

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