Occasion

What is Occasion?

Occasion definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a particular time, especially as marked by certain circumstances or occurrences: They met on three occasions.
a special or important time, event, ceremony, celebration, etc.: His birthday will be quite an occasion.
a convenient or favorable time, opportunity, or juncture: This slack period would be a good occasion to take inventory.
the immediate or incidental cause or reason for some action or result: What is the occasion for this uproar?
(in the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead) the coincidence of the eternal objects forming a specific point-event.

occasions, Obsolete. needs or necessities. necessary business matters: to go about one’s lawful occasions.

verb (used with object)
to give occasion or cause for; bring about.

 

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