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Occasion

Meanings and phrases

occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an event that occurs at a critical time; juncture
  2. a vaguely specified social event; affair; social occasion; function; social function
  3. reason
  4. the time of a particular event
  5. an opportunity to do something

occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give occasion to

ceremonial occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a formal event performed on a special occasion; ceremony; ceremonial; observance

on occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. now and then or here and there; occasionally; once in a while; now and then; now and again; at times; from time to time

social occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vaguely specified social event; affair; occasion; function; social function

another occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On another occasion during the War, there were just 59 prisoners, including 5 women.
  • On another occasion, seven inmates wearing only underwear were placed in a single room.
  • On another occasion, Rivera claims to have returned to her bunk to find a piece of shrapnel in it.

each occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On each occasion, a single candidate was elected unopposed.
  • On each occasion, the vessels turned out to be Allied ships.
  • On each occasion a majority had been in favor of integration.

first occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also marked the first occasion on which Russian rule was imposed over an Arab city.
  • This was also the first occasion where the Senate was elected using proportional representation.
  • Tacitus notes that this was the first occasion that anyone had been prosecuted for treason under Nero.

occasion when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Red lettering marked the occasion when the M.C.
  • There was an occasion when a Chang'an farmer had a pig that had two heads.
  • This was the occasion when the first coins in the new king's name were minted.

least one occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Andrew visited Catalonia on at least one occasion.
  • It suggests that Rudd misled MPs on at least one occasion".
  • On at least one occasion, slopes were re-opened in May after a heavy snowfall.

mark the occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To mark the occasion, a video was produced by Roy Ketcheson.
  • To mark the occasion, the bank produced its first TV commercial.
  • Della’s mother, Sarah, then dubbed it Proposal Rock to mark the occasion.

only occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This, to date, is the only occasion where a BAFTA has gone to a regional news programme.
  • The tour remains the only occasion where the Lions have returned victorious from New Zealand.
  • This was probably the only occasion in Bach's career that an upheld application on his part resulted in failure.

special occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The farewell of the 10th standard students is a special occasion.
  • The 1960–1963 uniform may also be used on other special occasion.
  • Journelle carries lingerie ranging from everyday basics to special occasion.

second occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Niccolò Machiavelli undertook negotiations on the second occasion.
  • Clare remained favourites to win on the second occasion; however, the replay was a tense affair.
  • On the second occasion, a new company secretary, John Walker, alerted the finance committee to poor company finances.

last occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This was the last occasion when these artists would perform with the collective.
  • This is the second time that Panama hosted the contest, the last occasion being in 1986.
  • But this was the last occasion when a monarch presided at the midsummer bonfire in Paris.

same occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bridge was built on the same occasion.
  • On the same occasion, the criteria for list inclusion were changed.
  • An international workshop was also organized on the same occasion in his honour.

rare occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On a rare occasion the endoscopic placement of a balloon can lead to death.
  • And on a rare occasion, he still rides one, especially if egged on by the children.
  • On rare occasion, temperatures can reach into the range during Santa Ana Winds even in December or January.

every occasion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Throughout the day, he tries to ask Amy to go out with him but fails at every occasion.
  • On every occasion the public decided not to vest power in the government over monopolies.
  • On every occasion the public decided not to vest power in the Commonwealth over these matters.
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