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This page is about the doublespeak term occupied

Meaning: invaded and controlled by enemy forces

For example:

  • Has your country ever been occupied by another country?

  • They invaded us forty years ago, and they still call our land the "occupied territories".

Quick Quiz:

If a country's occupied, you'll see many

a. foreign soldiers

b. foreign tourists

c. foreign objects

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Contributor: Matt Errey