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Origin of occurrence
synonym study for occurrence
OTHER WORDS FROM occurrenceoc·cur·rent, adjectivepre·oc·cur·rence, nounre·oc·cur·rence, noun
Example sentences from the Web for occurrence
Their inevitable divorce was messy, bitter, and packed with bizarre occurrences.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Refinery management had normalized the occurrences of hazardous conditions.
Botched executions are neither freak occurrences nor unfortunate accidents.Lethal Injection Leads to the Most Botched Executions|Austin Sarat, Robert Henry Weaver, Heather Richard|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Soon the town was flooded with Rwandans and foreigners eager to observe the supernatural occurrences.Did the Virgin Mary Warn Rwanda’s Holiest Town of the Genocide?|Nina Strochlic|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I heard that some strange occurrences went down while filming…is that true?Neve Campbell on ‘Mad Men,’ ‘90s Nostalgia, and Why the ‘Scream’ Movie Franchise is Over|Marlow Stern|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. D. Nasmith employed a clerk in finding the number of occurrences of the same word in three books.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
When I was a young man, of course such things were frequent occurrences; but manners are changed now.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
What events for importance are comparable to the occurrences connected with his sojourn on earth?The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
The disclosures thus made, immediately recalled certain similar occurrences in the same district during October/November 1952.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
This attitude of the scientific world toward these problematical occurrences is quite comprehensible.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris