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{n} a first or previous possession
The act or right of taking possession before another; as, the preoccupancy of wild land
the mental state of being preoccupied by something
the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
{i} being lost in thought, being occupied with meditations; obsession, fixation; thought that is constantly on one's mind; previous appropriation, prior tenure or possession