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Sinônimos de occasion

(substantivo) 
Definition
a particular event or the time at which it happens
I often think fondly of an occasion some years ago.
Sinônimos
time
It seemed like a good time to tell her.
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moment
At this moment a car stopped outside the house.
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point
At this point, Diana arrived.
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stage
the final stage of the tour
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incident
They have not based it on any incident from the past.
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instance
a serious instance of corruption
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occurrence
the greatest occurrence of heart disease in the over-65s
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juncture
We're at a critical juncture.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a special event, time, or celebration
It will be a unique family occasion.
Sinônimos
function
We were going down to a function in London.
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event
in the wake of recent events in Europe
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affair
Breakfast will be a cheerless affair for the minister this morning.
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do (informal)
They always have all-night dos there.
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happening
plans to hire freelance reporters to cover the latest happenings
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experience
It was an experience I would not like to go through again.
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occurrence
Traffic jams are now a daily occurrence.
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social occasion
(substantivo) 
Definition
a suitable time or opportunity to do something
It is always an occasion for setting out government policy.
Sinônimos
opportunity
I was given an opportunity to bathe and shower.
I had the opportunity to go abroad and study.
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chance
All eligible people will get a chance to vote.
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opening
All she needed was an opening to show her capabilities.
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window
Tell her I've got a window in my diary later on this week.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a need or reason to do or be something
You had no occasion to speak to him like that.
Sinônimos
reason
There is a reason for every important thing that happens.
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cause
There is obvious cause for concern.
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call
There was no call for him to talk to you like he did.
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ground(s)
, ,
excuse
There is no excuse for what he did.
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incentive
There is little incentive to adopt such measures.
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motive
Police have ruled out robbery as a motive for the killing.
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warrant
There is some warrant for his behaviour.
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justification
I knew there was no justification for what I was doing.
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provocation
The soldiers fired without provocation.
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inducement
They offer every inducement to encourage investment.
(verbo) 
Definition
to cause, esp. incidentally
(formal)  The incident occasioned a full-scale parliamentary row.
Sinônimos
cause
I don't want to cause any trouble.
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produce
Cooking with spices produces a wonderful smell.
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create
Criticism will only create feelings of failure.
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effect
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
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lead to
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inspire
His legend would even inspire a well-known song.
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result in
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generate
The minister said the reforms would generate new jobs.
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prompt
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
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provoke
His comments have provoked a shocked reaction.
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induce
an economic crisis induced by high oil prices
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bring about
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originate
No-one knows who originated this story.
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evoke
The programme has evoked a storm of protest.
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give rise to
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elicit
He was hopeful that his request would elicit a positive response.
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engender
Insults engender hatred against those who indulge in them.

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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of affair
Definition
something previously specified
Breakfast will be a cheerless affair for the minister this morning.
in the sense of call
Definition
need, demand, or desire
There was no call for him to talk to you like he did.
in the sense of chance
Definition
an opportunity or occasion to do something
All eligible people will get a chance to vote.

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