occurrent

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adjective

oc·​cur·​rent ə-ˈkər-ənt How to pronounce occurrent (audio)
-ˈkə-rənt
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: occurring at a particular time or place : current
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occurrent

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noun

: something that occurs as distinguished from something that continues to exist

Examples of occurrent in a Sentence

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Adjective
Such is the fear in the eyes of many an Arsenal fans these days, the loss of a player with talent not yet harnessed by Wenger is now becoming a more occurrent theme as the seasons pass on the Holloway Road. SI.com, 18 Jan. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Adjective

borrowed from Latin occurrent-, occurrens, present participle of occurrere "to run to meet, be met, present itself (to the mind)" — more at occur

Noun

derivative of occurrent entry 1

First Known Use

Adjective

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1523, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of occurrent was in the 15th century

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“Occurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/occurrent. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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