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Definition of "occurrence" []

  • The action, fact, or instance of occurring. (noun)
  • Something that takes place. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "occurrence" in a sentence
  • "One reason I see for this occurrence is the libtards who want to ban guns and hunting have us running scared and the powers-that-be in the shooting community have developed this "cult of safety" (to show our "worthiness" to keep the hunting/shooting tradition) whereby every person that makes a mistake, no matter the degree, deserves excommunication from our church/religion."
  • "Sometimes they took a back door into what she called occurrence and what Corey called the real world."
  • "While neither occurrence is singly responsible for Washington's 1-2 record over the past seven days, they haven't helped either."