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Definition of Occurrence

Occurrence

  1. A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision.
  2. Any incident or event; esp., one which happens without being designed or expected; as, an unusual occurrence, or the ordinary occurrences of life.

Occurrence Quotations

Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
George Boole

Prior to penicillin and medical research, death was an everyday occurrence. It was intimate.
Katherine Dunn

In the Lord's Prayer, Jesus assumes that asking for forgiveness would be a daily occurrence, as would praying that we might be delivered from evil and led not into temptation.
Kevin DeYoung

At 17, the first time I saw a dead body, I froze. By 31 it was a natural occurrence for me, and no group of people should live like that.
Leymah Gbowee

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken
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Occurrence Translations

occurrence in Latin is eventus
occurrence in Spanish is acaecimiento, suceso
occurrence in Swedish is uppkomst, tilldragelse