Definition of Occupier

1. Noun. Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there.

2. Noun. A member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Man, Military Man, Military Personnel, Serviceman
Derivative terms: Occupy

Definition of Occupier

1. n. One who occupies, or has possession.

Definition of Occupier

1. Noun. One who occupies, particularly with respect to a foreign government controlling the territory of another. ¹

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Definition of Occupier

1. one that occupies [n -S] - See also: occupies

Lexicographical Neighbors of Occupier

occupational health services
occupational lung disease
occupational medicine
occupational name
occupational neurosis
occupational safety and health act
occupational safety and health administration
occupational spasm
occupational therapist
occupational therapists
occupational therapy
occupier (current term)
occupy oneself

Literary usage of Occupier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"Semble, but doubtfully, by putting in a mere Care-taker in an empty house the Owner is not the Rateable occupier (Yates v. Chorlton, 48 LT 872; ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Instances continually occur in which the occupier is rated, though he has derived no profit during the period for which the rate is made. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Easements by John Leybourn Goddard (1904)
"It would be a novel incident attached to land that the owner and occupier should, for purposes wholly unconnected with that land, and merely because he is ..."

4. The Statutes of Ohio and of the Northwestern Territory, Adopted Or Enacted by Ohio, Salmon Portland Chase, Northwest Territory (1834)
"... said company or their agent shall give notice "als to be as- agent, the place where such owner or occupier may choose to have such mate- the ..."

5. Chitty's Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions: With Second and Third by Joseph Chitty, Henry Greening (1844)
"Plea justifying as occupier under au implied right of way for twenty years, (r) And for a further plea in this behalf, except as to the forcing and breaking ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"The occupier usually parts with his right in two ways : he either gives it up to his landlord on taking the farm, which is the usual case when the game is ..."

7. The English Poor Law System, Past and Present by Paul Felix Aschrott (1902)
"If the owner liable to the rate is in arrear, notice is to be given to the occupier, who may be able to preserve his qualification by paying.1 The occupier ..."

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