occurrence

[ uh-kur-uhns, uh-kuhr- ]
/ əˈkɜr əns, əˈkʌr- /

noun

the action, fact, or instance of occurring.
something that happens; event; incident: We were delayed by several unexpected occurrences.

Origin of occurrence

1530–40; occurr(ent) + -ence; compare Medieval Latin occurrentia

Related forms

oc·cur·rent, adjectivepre·oc·cur·rence, nounre·oc·cur·rence, noun
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occurrence

/ (əˈkʌrəns) /

noun

something that occurs; a happening; event
the act or an instance of occurringa crime of frequent occurrence
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