Definition of Occurrence

1. Noun. An event that happens.




2. Noun. An instance of something occurring. "The occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets"
Generic synonyms: Presence
Specialized synonyms: Allopatry, Sympatry

Definition of Occurrence

1. n. A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision.

Definition of Occurrence

1. Noun. Actual instance where a situation arises ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Occurrence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occurrence

occupationally
occupationless
occupations
occupied
occupier
occupiers
occupies
occupy oneself
occupying
occur
occured
occurence
occuring
occurred
occurrence (current term)
occurrences
occurrent
occurrents
occurring
occurs
occursion
occursions
occy
occæcation
ocean
ocean-going
ocean-type fish
ocean bottom
ocean current

Literary usage of Occurrence

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1. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"In certain types of ore deposits, tungsten minerals are of frequent occurrence and have a wide distribution, but in the aggregate, the amount of the metal ..."

2. Bulletin by New Zealand Geological Survey (1912)
"MODE OF occurrence OF THE ORES. The zinc of the workable deposits of East ... occurrence of smithsonite and calamine.—The smithsonite and calamine of East ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Of particular interest is its occurrence in the residual and secondary products ... The frequent occurrence of raffinose in the refinery products from beet ..."

4. Practical Least Squares by Ora Miner Leland (1921)
"The occurrence and behavior of the residuals, then, will be our best indication as to the occurrence of the true errors. In fact, we may reasonably assume ..."

5. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Shakespeare carefully places the particles as the accented syllables — a rare occurrence — please note. to ..."

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