Definition of 'occasion'
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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 (2002)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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Translations for 'occasion'
British English: occasion /əˈkeɪʒən/ NOUN
An occasion is a time when something happens.
On one occasion, the car almost hit a truck.
- American English: occasion
- 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
- European Portuguese: ocasião
- Romanian: ocazie
- Russian: случай
- Spanish: ocasión
- Swedish: tillfälle
- Thai: โอกาส
- Turkish: fırsat durum
- Ukrainian: випадок
- Vietnamese: dịp
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