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occupancy

1. Law the possession and use of property by or without agreement and without any claim to ownership
2. Law the act of taking possession of unowned property, esp land, with the intent of thus acquiring ownership
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Occupancy

Acquiring title to a property by taking possession of it; the act of taking over anything which has no owner.
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occupancy

The use, or intended use, of a building.
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According to the results, plug-load consumption was highly correlated to the occupancy rates in the building.
There are a number of methods researchers and building operators use to measure occupancy for various purposes and at various resolutions.
Abu Dhabi's hotel sector has also enjoyed increased occupancy rates and revenue growth last month.
The average occupancy rate at hotels in Beirut was 56 percent in the first quarter, down from 66 percent in the same quarter last year.
Hong Kong Central led the "most expensive" list with overall occupancy costs of US$246,30 per sq.
We are also seeing improvement from weaker occupancy performances in June and early July so it is good to see that performance has been picking up during the Olympics.
The paper, "ENERNET: Studying the Dynamic Relationship between Building Occupancy and Energy Consumption," examines two different types of MIT buildings.
However, occupancy in May was still above the previous peak of 93.5 percent from August 2008.
Cities outperforming Cardiff for occupancy rates include Bath (75%), Bristol (71%), Manchester (71%) and Edinburgh (77%).
the Saudi capital, Riyadh province, came third with an improved occupancy rate of 59.9 per cent based on a total 1.04 million sold
Riyadh province ranked third with an occupancy rate of 59.9 per cent and 1,036,427 sold rooms.