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occupant

n. 1) someone living in a residence or using premises, as a tenant or owner. 2) a person who takes possession of real property or a thing which has no known owner, intending to gain ownership. (See: occupancy)

occupant

noun addressee, denizen, dweller, habitant, householder, inhabitant, inmate, lessee, lodger, occupier, possessor, renter, resident, residentiary, resider, roomer, sojourner, tenant
Associated concepts: bona fide occupant, illegal occupancy, lawful occupant, right of occupancy, tenant in occupancy
See also: citizen, denizen, domiciliary, habitant, inhabitant, inmate, lessee, lodger, resident, tenant
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In Dir Upper, the illegal occupants of such houses are private contractor, officials of police, judiciary and revenue departments, district administration and tehsil municipal administration, according to document.
KCCI management had been trying its best to get the premises vacated by forming committees from time to time, holding negotiations and issuing relevant letters to illegal occupants but all these efforts proved un-productive.
Facility managers benefit from immediate insight into where and how comfortable occupants are so they can make adjustments more quickly and easily.
That would allow considerations of behavior, decision-making and interaction of occupants with each other and the environment, as well as the current and only assumption of their passive presence in the building.
The condition of the other minivan occupants was unclear on Monday.
These illegal occupants had different status of their cases.
The survey found that occupant behavior was mainly inspired by individual visual and thermal comfort, amount of control, and social cues, with the workers who had received proper energy reduction training reporting higher levels of satisfaction with their office environment.
Research (Heerwagon) showed success rate of coping of discomfort is higher for occupants who can control their ambient environments.
The spokesman added that four illegal occupants were arrested from Islami Jamiat Tulaba's (IJT) nazim Azeem Khushi's room in Hostel No 18.
Using two nationally representative data sets for mortgage originations, I show that prior to the housing crisis, the size of the mortgage market for non-owner occupants grew at a faster pace when compared to owner occupants.
The locals have alleged that police, including the SHO and the superintendent of police concerned, were also supporting the occupants and were "merely wasting time to let the occupants build a religious structure on the site, which will make it almost impossible for the LDA or residents to demolish due to the religious sentiments of the masses and the support of extremists in the city".
For example, a larger sample size varying in occupant size could be incorporated, enabling the study to encompass a wide range of occupants.