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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNOCCUPIED

She led a blameless, unoccupied, and apparently purposeless life.

She spied an unoccupied seat, looked at her watch, and sat down.

There is not an unoccupied chair or corner of a table to be found.

All that he had to do was to find an unoccupied table and settle down to work.

He swept it about the room, to make sure that it was unoccupied.

The chair next to ours happened to be unoccupied at the moment and he took it.

It's unoccupied now and the machines are idle until your search is over.

It was not very easy to catch the Colonel in an unoccupied moment.

The Territory had been left open and unoccupied for a long time.

The men, laughing noisily, crowded into what seats were unoccupied.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "idle," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of occupy. In reference to ground, etc., attested from early 15c.

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