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occasions

noun , plural of occasion

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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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