Definition of Preoccupancies

1. Noun. (plural of preoccupancy) ¹



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Definition of Preoccupancies

1. preoccupancy [n] - See also: preoccupancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preoccupancies

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Literary usage of Preoccupancies

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1. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"But the preoccupancies by other Institutions, and the inferiority of qualifications here for some departments of science to those which may be found abroad, ..."

2. Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and by Thomas Burton, Guibon Goddard (1828)
"They are persons not known who they shall be, before they are chosen, and so can have no preoccupancies nor applications made unto them beforehand. ..."

3. Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and by Thomas Burton, Guibon Goddard (1828)
"They are persons not known who they shall be, before they are chosen, and so can have no preoccupancies nor applications made unto them beforehand. ..."

4. American Congregational Year Book: For the Year by American Congregational Union (1859)
"Here and there, for a time, indiscreet preoccupancies may yet be attempted ; but all such indiscretions will be at heavy charges, to be sustained from no ..."

5. Christian Pamphlets by George Bush, Wendell Phillips, Charles Sumner, Joseph Parrish Thompson, Jonathan Blanchard, Thomas Starr King, William Greenough Thayer Shedd, Charles Murray Nairne, Elam Smalley, Joshua Thomas Tucker, Ezra STiles Gannett, Frederic Dan Huntington, Harv (1844)
"Here and there, for a time, indiscreet preoccupancies may yet be attempted ; but all such indiscretions will be at heavy charges, to be sustained from no ..."

6. The ministry of original words in asserting and defending the truth by B A. Simon (1865)
"... brings to bear on educational preoccupancies, the irresistible force of the three synonymes, of which son (implying personality and heirship) is the ..."

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