[ uh-kur-uhns, uh-kuhr- ]
/ əˈkɜr əns, əˈkʌr- /
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 formsoc·cur·rent, adjectivepre·oc·cur·rence, nounre·oc·cur·rence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for occurrent (1 of 2)
/ (əˈkʌrənt) /
philosophy (of a property) relating to some observable feature of its bearerCompare disposition (def. 4)
British Dictionary definitions for occurrent (2 of 2)
/ (əˈkʌrəns) /
something that occurs; a happening; event
the act or an instance of occurringa crime of frequent occurrence
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