Occupancy (noun)
this noun refers to the action of residing in a place.

To make a profit each year, landlords aim for full occupancy in their apartment buildings. If two or three apartments remain vacant this could be troublesome for the landlord.

Homeless shelters are vital for people who are living on the streets. Unfortunately, when a homeless shelter reaches its maximum occupancy it has no choice but to turn people away as it has no room for them.

Single occupancy prison cells are preferred over shared cells as it allows prisoners to keep their dignity and prevents them from resenting the prison system.

Here are the synonyms:

  • ownership
  • habitation
  • inhabitancy
  • settlement
  • tenancy
  • possession

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›› occupation
›› Nouns: occupancy, occupant, occupier, preoccupation, reoccupation
›› Verbs: OccupyPreoccupy
›› Adjectives: Occupational, Occupiable
›› Related phrasal verb: Occupy withto keep someone occupied
›› English vocabulary dictionary

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