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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective multi-occupied
Occupy (a building) as one of a number of independent occupants or families of occupants, typically as tenants:‘a multi-occupied house’
- ‘There is a wide variety of commercial premises in Ireland today including multi-occupied office buildings, hotels, shopping centres, pubs and restaurants.’
- ‘In multi-occupied houses, ballot papers will lie scattered across the whole floor to be picked up by anyone, while in some households, senior family members may exercise undue influence upon the way in which others cast their votes.’
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