Adjective "occupier" definition and examples

(Occupier may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɒkjʊpʌɪə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person or company residing in or using a property as its owner or tenant, or (illegally) as a squatter.
  1. 'Is there a genuine issue for trial on the question of whether Monk Realty was an occupier of the sidewalk?'
  2. 'The gypsies in South Bucks were both owners and occupiers of the land, albeit occupying it in breach of planning legislation.'
  3. 'It has, as Stein JA points out, an inherent quality that it will be used to the benefit of subsequent owners and occupiers.'
  4. 'If there is actual occupation, and the occupier has rights, the purchaser takes subject to them.'
  5. 'The adjudication provisions in the Minor Works contract do not exclude residential occupiers from their ambit as does the Act.'
  6. 'There is already a great deal of interest in the development and we know that these facilities will prove an additional attraction to potential occupiers.'
  7. 'To date the local authority has been obliged to notify the owner and occupier that the property will be revalued, but this will no longer be the case.'
  8. 'Under Section 106, the Act, following the Latham Report, does not apply to a construction contract with a residential occupier.'
  9. 'Exclusive possession distinguishes an occupier who may in due course acquire title under the Limitation Act 1980 from a mere trespasser.'
  10. 'The plaintiffs were lessees and occupiers of one of the flats.'
A member of a group that takes possession of a country by force.
  1. 'They now seem motivated primarily by anger at foreign forces, which they perceive as occupiers.'
  2. 'They must believe that their country will soon be returned to them and that they have not traded a tyrant for an occupier.'
  3. 'Gardai said the occupiers had forced their way into the house, via the back, which connects to a lane-way off Shelbourne Road.'
  4. 'A UN administrative force however would have the additional benefit of shifting the perception of the international force from that of occupier to stabiliser.'
  5. 'This is an outlandish thing to say - as if the occupiers had not selected and trained the security forces from day one.'
  6. 'The view held by the people, however, is that these forces are occupiers and should leave.'
  7. 'The occupiers possess strong conventional military forces, including tanks and artillery.'
  8. 'Saunders has also noted journalists' general disregard for female occupation leader when reporting the occupiers' stance.'

More definitions

1. to take or fill up (space, time, etc.): I occupied my evenings reading novels.

2. to engage or employ the mind, energy, or attention of: Occupy the children with a game while I prepare dinner.

3. to be a resident or tenant of; dwell in: We occupied the same house for 20 years.

4. to hold (a position, office, etc.).

5. to take possession and control of (a place), as by military invasion.

6. (usually initial capital letter) to partici

More examples(as adjective)

"doors can be occupier."

Origin

(occupy)