engrossment vs preoccupancy what difference

what is difference between engrossment and preoccupancy

English

Etymology

engross +‎ -ment

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛnˈɡɹəʊsmənt/

Noun

engrossment (countable and uncountable, plural engrossments)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being engrossed; concentration or preoccupation.
  2. (countable) The fact or instance of writing in a legal document.


English

Etymology

From pre- +‎ occupancy. See preoccupate.

Noun

preoccupancy (usually uncountable, plural preoccupancies)

  1. The act or right of taking possession before another.
    the preoccupancy of wild land


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