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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -preoccupy-, *preoccupy*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
preoccupy    [VT] ครอบครองก่อน

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
preoccupy(พรีออค'คิวไพ) vt. ครอบครองก่อน,ครอบงำ (ทางจิต) ,ทำให้ติดอกติดใจ.

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
preoccupy(vt) เข้าไปอยู่ก่อน,เข้ายึดก่อน,เข้าครอบครองก่อน

Thai-English: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
สาละวน    [V] engross, See also: preoccupy, be busy, Syn. วุ่น, วุ่นวาย, Example: เธอยังสาละวนอยู่กับการแต่งผม ถึงแม้จะเลยเวลานัดมาพอสมควรแล้ว, Thai definition: วุ่นอยู่ด้วยกิจธุระเฉพาะบางอย่าง

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
PREOCCUPY    P R IY0 AA1 K Y AH0 P AY2

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
preoccupy    (v) (p r ii1 o1 k y u p ai)
preoccupying    (v) (p r ii1 o1 k y u p ai i ng)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Preoccupy \Pre*oc"cu*py\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preoccupied}
     (-p[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Preoccupying}.] [Cf. F.
     pr['e]occuper. See {Preoccupate}, {Occupy}.]
     1. To take possession of before another; as, to preoccupy a
        country not before held.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To prepossess; to engage, occupy, or engross the attention
        of, beforehand; hence, to prejudice.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              I Think it more respectful to the reader to leave
              something to reflections than to preoccupy his
              judgment.                             --Arbuthnot.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  preoccupy
      v 1: engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand
           or occupy urgently or obsessively; "His work preoccupies
           him"; "The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot
           think of anything else"
      2: occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or
         appropriate for use in advance; "the army preoccupied the
         hills"

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