Occupied vs. Preoccupied

By Jaxson

  • Occupied

    Occupied (Norwegian: Okkupert) is a Norwegian political thriller TV series that premiered on TV2 on 5 October 2015. Based on an original idea by Jo Nesbø, the series is directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg. Season 2 premiered on 10 October 2017.With a budget of 90 million kr (US$11 million), the series is the most expensive Norwegian production to date and has been sold to the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Serbia, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, and Portugal. It is also streamed by Netflix in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Ireland, the United Kingdom, India, Canada, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands.

    The series depicts a fictional near future in which Russia, with support from the European Union, occupies Norway to restore its oil and gas production, in response to a Europe-wide energy crisis caused by the coming to power of Norway’s Green Party, which stopped the country’s oil and gas production.The series has been renewed for a third season.

  • Occupied (adjective)

    Reserved, engaged.

    “The stall on the left is occupied.”

  • Occupied (adjective)

    Busy, unavailable.

    “She is occupied at the moment.”

  • Occupied (adjective)

    Subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence.

    “My father travelled to occupied Japan in December 1945.”

  • Occupied (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of occupy

  • Preoccupied (adjective)

    Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one’s attention elsewhere.

    “I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.”

  • Preoccupied (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of preoccupy

  • Occupied (adjective)

    (of a building, seat, etc.) being used by someone

    “only the ground floor is fully occupied”

  • Occupied (adjective)

    busy and active

    “tasks which kept her occupied for the day”

  • Occupied (adjective)

    (of a place, especially a country) taken control of by military conquest or settlement

    “the occupied territories”

  • Preoccupied (adjective)

    engrossed in thought; distracted

    “she seemed a bit preoccupied”

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