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Preoccupied – English Flashcard for Preoccupied for IELTS

Published on August 12th, 2019 | Last updated on February 27th, 2021 by | Category: 504 Absolutely Essential Words Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Preoccupied – English Flashcard for Preoccupied for IELTS | 130 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Preoccupied

Preoccupied (adj) /ˌpriːˈɒk.jʊ.paɪd/ US /-ˈɑː.kjuː-/

focusing all your attention on something particular and not paying attention to other things due to being worried or nervous – anxious, thoughtful, inattentive, pensive, engrossed

She’s taken a term off at the university because she’s preoccupied with her silk young daughter these days.

Antonyms: carefree, indifferent

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