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occurrence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Occurrence  \Oc*cur"rence\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  occurrence.  See  {Occur}.] 
  1.  A  coming  or  happening;  as  the  occurence  of  a  railway 
  collision. 
 
  Voyages  detain  the  mind  by  the  perpetual  occurrence 
  and  expectation  of  something  new  --I.  Watts. 
 
  2.  Any  incident  or  event;  esp.,  one  which  happens  without 
  being  designed  or  expected;  as  an  unusual  occurrence,  or 
  the  ordinary  occurrences  of  life. 
 
  All  the  occurrence  of  my  fortune.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Event}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  occurrence 
  n  1:  an  event  that  happens  [syn:  {happening},  {natural  event}] 
  2:  an  instance  of  something  occurring;  "a  disease  of  frequent 
  occurrence";  "the  occurrence  (or  presence)  of  life  on 
  other  planets" 




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