Hindi translation of 'occasion'
occasion /əˈkeɪʒən अˈकेइज़न्/
Word forms: occasions
1. countable noun
An occasion is a time when something happens.
On one occasion, the car almost hit a truck.
on an occasion
a number of occasions
a previous/separate occasion
2. countable noun
An occasion is an important event, ceremony, or celebration.
महत्वपूर्ण अवसर mn
खास मौका mn
The launch of a ship was a big occasion.
3. countable noun
An occasion for doing something is an opportunity for doing it.[formal]
It is an occasion for all the family to celebrate.
If something happens on occasion or on occasions, it happens sometimes, but not very often.
In everyday English, you often talk about a time when something happens.
Some of the players may, on occasion, break the rules.
In more formal writing, you can use occasion to talk about something that happens at a particular time. You say that something happened on several occasions to refer to similar events that happened at different times.
I've met him several times and each time, he forgot my name.
You can also use case to talk about something that happens. You talk about several cases to refer to different examples of the same type of event, when the time is not important.
The charges were dropped on each occasion.
The site was visited on several occasions.
In many cases, the solution is relatively simple.
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Example Sentences Including 'occasion'
Three glass chandeliers hung over a table which had been shortened to fifteen feet for this, more intimate, occasion.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Dalziel drove his troops mercilessly when the occasion demanded, but he took his own bumps and rarely passed them on to his underlings.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
He seemed less genial than normal, but I told myself it was probably the occasion and maybe the Morris guy.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
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'occasion' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُنَاسَبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ocasião
- Chinese: 场合
- Croatian: prilika
- Czech: příležitost
- Danish: lejlighed begivenhed
- Dutch: gebeurtenis
- European Spanish: ocasión
- Finnish: tilaisuus tapaus
- French: occasion
- German: Gelegenheit
- Greek: περίσταση
- Italian: occasione
- Japanese: 場合
- Korean: 기회
- Norwegian: anledning
- Polish: okazja
- Portuguese: ocasião
- Romanian: ocazie ocazii
- Russian: случай
- Spanish: ocasión
- Swedish: tillfälle
- Thai: โอกาส
- Turkish: fırsat durum
- Ukrainian: випадок
- Vietnamese: dịp
Translation of occasion from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary