Origin of occurrence
Examples from the Web for occurrences
Refinery management had normalized the occurrences of hazardous conditions.
That evening I took my usual walk in Washington Park, pondering over the occurrences of the day.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Too often schools rely on victims to come forward, which is why occurrences are so under-reported.
But Carrillo says that since Lopez cleansed the former nightclub the occurrences have stopped.
From landing dream jobs to unfortunate demises, The Daily Beast lists much more likely occurrences.15 Things More Likely to Happen than Winning Mega Millions|Andrew Carter|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In both these occurrences the evidence is certainly not sufficient to establish the presence of an original matrix.
The sense evidently is that the occurrences in respect of a king which one witnesses should not be divulged.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4|Kisari Mohan Ganguli
These may not all be true in the sense that the occurrences represented actually took place.Lancashire Humour|Thomas Newbigging
Briefly he explained the occurrences on deck, and, as all was quiet now, asked her to step up and investigate.The Wreck of the Titan|Morgan Robertson
You have given your testimony, I believe, before, as to the occurrences.
1530s, from Middle French occurrence "unexpected happening" or directly from Medieval Latin occurrentia, from Latin occurentem (nominative occurens), present participle of occurrere (see occur).