occurrence

  • 1 occurrence — [ ɔkyrɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1440; du lat. occurrere → occurrent 1 ♦ Littér. Cas, circonstance. « changeant de route suivant l occurrence » ( Balzac). Mod. (dans des loc.) EN L OCCURRENCE : dans le cas présent. La personne responsable, en l occurrence, M …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 occurrence — occurrence, event, incident, episode, circumstance are comparable when they denote something that happens or takes place. Occurrence is the general term for something which takes place {such a happy and convenient occurrence, the princess s… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Occurrence — Oc*cur rence, n. [Cf. F. occurrence. See {Occur}.] 1. A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision. [1913 Webster] Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual occurrence and expectation of something new. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 occurrence — oc·cur·rence n: something that takes place; esp: an accident, event, or continuing condition that causes personal or property damage that is unintended or unexpected from the standpoint of an insured party making a claim Merriam Webster’s… …

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  • 5 occurrence — [ə kʉr′əns] n. 1. the act or fact of occurring 2. something that occurs; event; incident occurrent adj. SYN. OCCURRENCE is the general word for anything that happens or takes place [an unforeseen occurrence]; an EVENT is an occurrence of relative …

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  • 6 occurrence — Occurrence. s. f. v. Rencontre, evenement fortuit, occasion. Favorable occurrence. dans cette fascheuse occurrence. je m en souviendray dans les occurrences. il a disposé cela pour s en servir selon les occurrences …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 Occurrence — • The coinciding of two liturgical offices on one and the same day Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 8 occurrence — (n.) 1530s, from M.L. occurrentia, from L. occurentem (nom. occurens), prp. of occurrere (see OCCUR (Cf. occur)) …

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  • 9 occurrence — [n] happening, development accident, adventure, affair, appearance, circumstance, condition, contingency, emergency, episode, event, exigency, existence, incidence, incident, instance, juncture, manifestation, materialization, occasion, pass,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 occurrence — Occurrence, f. penac. Survenue inesperée, Achoison, Insperatus rei alicuius euentus, Il pourvoit sagement à toutes occurrences d affaires, Non vulgari prudentia iis quae occurrunt negotiis adest …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 11 occurrence — ► NOUN 1) the fact or frequency of something occurring. 2) a thing that occurs; an incident or event …

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  • 12 occurrence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common, everyday, widespread ▪ daily, frequent, regular ▪ rare, uncommon ▪ …

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  • 13 Occurrence — Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Occurrence », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) L occurrence d un événement est son apparition dans le temps et/ou dans l espace. Linguistique En linguistique, l occurrence d un mot… …

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  • 14 occurrence — noun Date: 1539 1. something that occurs < a startling occurrence > 2. the action or instance of occurring < the repeated occurrence of petty theft in the locker room > Synonyms: occurrence, event, incident, episode, circumstance mean something… …

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  • 15 occurrence */*/ — UK [əˈkʌrəns] / US [əˈkɜrəns] noun Word forms occurrence : singular occurrence plural occurrences a) [countable] something that happens, especially something unexpected and unpleasant Unfortunately, computer errors are a common occurrence. b)… …

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  • 16 occurrence — oc|cur|rence [əˈkʌrəns US əˈkə: ] n 1.) something that happens →↑occurrence frequent/rare/common occurrence ▪ Laughter was a rare occurrence in his classroom. ▪ Flooding in the area is a common occurrence. 2.) [singular] the fact of something… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 occurrence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Happening Nouns 1. occurrence, eventuality, event, incident, affair, episode, milestone, transaction, proceeding, business, concern, circumstance, particular; fact, matter of fact, phenomenon;… …

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  • 18 occurrence — oc|cur|rence [ ə kɜrəns ] noun ** count something that happens, especially something unexpected and unpleasant: a rare/common/regular/everyday occurrence: Unfortunately, computer errors are a common occurrence. a. uncount occurrence of the fact… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 occurrence — [[t]əkʌ̱rəns, AM kɜ͟ːr [/t]] occurrences 1) N COUNT An occurrence is something that happens. [FORMAL] Complaints seemed to be an everyday occurrence... The food queues have become a daily occurrence across the country. 2) N COUNT: the N of n The… …

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  • 20 OCCURRENCE — n. f. événement, circonstance plus ou moins inattendue, rencontre, occasion. Favorable occurrence. Dans cette fâcheuse occurrence. Je m’en souviendrai dans l’occurrence. Agir selon l’occurrence, selon les diverses occurrences. Il se dit, en… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)