preoccupied
Adjective

preoccupied

  1. Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.
    I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.
  2. (taxonomy, not comparable) Describing a scientific name that was previously used, a junior homonym.
Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of preoccupy



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