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A suitable or opportune time for doing something
“The controversy provided a rare occasion for agreement between the ruling right and opposition left.”
A need or reason to do or be something
“I think you are somewhat reserved, but my daughter does not seem to mind your taciturnity, so I suppose I have no occasion to complain.”
A particular event, or the time at which it takes place
“Not everything said or written on an occasion of qualified privilege is protected.”
A special or noteworthy event, ceremony, or celebration
“The name-giving ceremony is a formal occasion celebrated by feasting and drinking.”
Make happen, bring about
“Much sadness was occasioned by the sudden death of well known Claremorris chemist Sean O'Brien at the weekend.”
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