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nonoccurrence

[ non-uh-kur-uhns, -kuhr- ]
/ ˌnɒn əˈkɜr əns, -ˈkʌr- /
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noun

absence or lack of occurrence.

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Origin of nonoccurrence

First recorded in 1800–10; non- + occurrence
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