Elsewhere vs Preoccupied - What's the difference?

elsewhere | preoccupied |


As a adverb elsewhere

is in or at some other place or places; away.

As a noun elsewhere

is a place other than here; somewhere else.

As a adjective preoccupied is

concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.

As a verb preoccupied is

(preoccupy).

elsewhere

English

Adverb

(-)
  • In or at some other place or places; away.
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    These particular trees are not to be found elsewhere .
  • To some other place.
  • If you won’t serve us, we’ll go elsewhere .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A place other than here; somewhere else.
  • * 2000 , Angela M Jeannet, Under the radiant sun and the crescent moon: Italo Calvino's storytelling
  • We are back on the Ligurian coast, from which vertigos push human beings toward all kinds of elsewheres .

    References

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    preoccupied

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.
  • I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (preoccupy)