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    Meaning of a word?

    "For centuries China's leaders have reshaped the capital to showcase their power and reflect their preoccupations." May I ask what the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence in this context is ? Thanks.

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    Re: Meaning of a word?

    Hi deepurple,

    preoccuptions = prime concerns

    Regards.

    V.

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