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    occasion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word occasion

    Definition
    (noun) an event that occurs at a critical time
    Synonyms : juncture
    Example Sentence
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
    Definition
    (noun) a vaguely specified social event
    Example Sentence
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions
    Definition
    (noun) reason
    Example Sentence
    • there was no occasion for complaint
    Definition
    (noun) the time of a particular event
    Example Sentence
    • on the occasion of his 60th birthday
    Definition
    (noun) an opportunity to do something
    Example Sentence
    • there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill
    Definition
    (verb) give occasion to
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