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See also: préoccupation

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Borrowing from Middle French préoccupation, from Latin praeoccupatiō. Synchronically analyzable as pre- +‎ occupation or preoccupy +‎ -ation

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preoccupation (countable and uncountable, plural preoccupations)

  1. The state of being preoccupied or an idea that preoccupies the mind; enthrallment.
  2. The act of occupying something before someone else.

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