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preoccupied
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
busy thinking about or doing something so that other things are not noticed or done
  • It was a game the Portuguese had taught the Sinhalese in the 15th century to keep them quiet and preoccupied while they invaded the country.
    p. 126.4

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