occurrent

adjective
oc·​cur·​rent | \ ə-ˈkər-ənt How to pronounce occurrent (audio) , -ˈkə-rənt \

Definition of occurrent

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : occurring at a particular time or place : current

occurrent

noun

Definition of occurrent (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Examples of occurrent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: 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, "FanView: Oxlade-Chamberlain Resurgence Under Klopp Should Be Final Nail in Arsene Wenger's Coffin," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of occurrent

Adjective

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1523, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for occurrent

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

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“Occurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/occurrent. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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