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occasion

noun

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1 a particular point at which an event takes place
  • on that occasion, I didn't actually meet your father

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2 a favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place
  • the substitute violinist rose to the occasion and performed the piece beautifully

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3 someone or something responsible for a result
  • the missing money proved to be the occasion of much strife between the two brothers

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occasion

verb

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The first known use of occasion was in the 14th century

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“Occasion.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/occasion. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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