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2 entries found for occasion.
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Main Entry: 1oc·ca·sion
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresskamacr-zhschwan
Function: noun
1 : a favorable opportunity : a good chance <sorry not to have had occasion to meet them>
2 : a situation that provides a reason <an occasion for rejoicing>
3 : something that brings about an event <the remark was the occasion of a bitter quarrel>
4 : a time at which something happens <on the occasion of the wedding>
5 : a need that arises <have occasion to travel>
6 : a special event or ceremony : CELEBRATION <a big occasion>

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