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Definition of Occasion

Occasion

  1. A falling out, happening, or coming to pass; hence, that which falls out or happens; occurrence; incident.
  2. A favorable opportunity; a convenient or timely chance; convenience.
  3. An occurrence or condition of affairs which brings with it some unlooked-for event; that which incidentally brings to pass an event, without being its efficient cause or sufficient reason; accidental or incidental cause.
  4. Need; exigency; requirement; necessity; as, I have no occasion for firearms.
  5. A reason or excuse; a motive; a persuasion.
  6. To give occasion to; to cause; to produce; to induce; as, to occasion anxiety.
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Occasion Translations

occasion in Afrikaans is voorval, insident, maal, gebeurtenis, keer
occasion in Danish is gang, tildragelse
occasion in Dutch is keer, maal
occasion in Finnish is kerta
occasion in French is fois, occasion, lieu
occasion in Italian is occorrenza
occasion in Latin is infero, indo (past indidi)
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