Hindi translation of 'incidence'
incidence /ˈɪnsɪdəns ˈइन्सिडन्स्/
Word forms: incidences
The incidence of something (usually something bad) is the frequency with which it occurs, or the occasions when it occurs.
We are seeing a fall in the incidence of crime.
You can use incidence and occurrence to talk about something that happens repeatedly and how often it happens. Both words mainly refer to negative events, such as illness and violence. You can talk about the incidence/occurence of something to say how often or how much it happens generally.
the incidence of something
a high/low incidence
a growing/rising/decreasing/increasing incidence
the overall incidence
reduce/increase the incidence of something
You can talk about a common/rare/everyday occurrence to say how frequent a type of event is.
the occurrence/incidence of cancer in young women
You can also talk about the frequency of a type of event to say how often it happens.
Earthquakes are a regular occurrence in Iran.
the frequency of the consumption of sugary food and drink
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Example Sentences Including 'incidence'
November brought the first frosts, a shortening of motorists ' tempers, and a higher incidence of burglaries.A Worm of Doubt
No one can deny that the incidence of early swerves has been greatly reduced over the past few weeks.THE SCHEME FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT (2003)
I don't suppose you know that there's almost no incidence of gout in Scotland.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
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Translation of incidence from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary