preoccupate

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From past participle stem of Latin praeoccupare, from prae- (pre-) + occupare (occupy); equivalent to pre- +‎ occupate.

Verb[edit]

preoccupate (third-person singular simple present preoccupates, present participle preoccupating, simple past and past participle preoccupated)

  1. (obsolete) To influence, to occupy (the mind) in advance; to be preoccupied with.
  2. (obsolete) To meet in advance; to forestall, pre-empt.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

preoccupate

  1. feminine plural of preoccupato

Verb[edit]

preoccupate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of preoccupare
  2. second-person plural imperative of preoccupare
  3. feminine plural of preoccupato