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Meaning of preoccupied

pre•oc•cu•pied

Pronunciation: (prē-ok'yu-pīd"), [key]
— adj.
  1. completely engrossed in thought; absorbed.
  2. previously occupied; taken; filled.
  3. already used as a name for some species, genus, etc., and not available as a designation for any other.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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