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Overview of noun occasions

The noun occasions has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) occasions

(something you have to do; "he minded his own specialized occasions")

Overview of noun occasion

The noun occasion has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (14) juncture, occasion

(an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions")

2. (6) affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function

(a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions")

3. (3) occasion

(reason; "there was no occasion for complaint")

4. occasion

(the time of a particular event; "on the occasion of his 60th birthday")

5. occasion

(an opportunity to do something; "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill")

Overview of verb occasion

The verb occasion has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) occasion

(give occasion to) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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