occurrence

noun
ADJECTIVE
common, everyday, widespread
daily, frequent, regular
rare, uncommon
isolated, random
freak, strange, unexpected, unusual
natural, normal
actual
new
high, low

the low occurrence of heart disease in this particular group

VERB + OCCURRENCE
prevent
reduce
increase
predict
document, record, report
explain
PREPOSITION
occurrence in

These mild fits are quite a common occurrence in babies.

occurrence of

a past occurrence of breast cancer

PHRASES
a common occurrence, a regular occurrence

His visits became a regular occurrence.

a daily occurrence
frequency of occurrence

words with a high frequency of occurrence


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  • occurrence — [ ɔkyrɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1440; du lat. occurrere → occurrent 1 ♦ Littér. Cas, circonstance. « changeant de route suivant l occurrence » ( Balzac). Mod. (dans des loc.) EN L OCCURRENCE : dans le cas présent. La personne responsable, en l occurrence, M …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • occurrence — occurrence, event, incident, episode, circumstance are comparable when they denote something that happens or takes place. Occurrence is the general term for something which takes place {such a happy and convenient occurrence, the princess s… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Occurrence — Oc*cur rence, n. [Cf. F. occurrence. See {Occur}.] 1. A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision. [1913 Webster] Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual occurrence and expectation of something new. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • occurrence — oc·cur·rence n: something that takes place; esp: an accident, event, or continuing condition that causes personal or property damage that is unintended or unexpected from the standpoint of an insured party making a claim Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

  • occurrence — [ə kʉr′əns] n. 1. the act or fact of occurring 2. something that occurs; event; incident occurrent adj. SYN. OCCURRENCE is the general word for anything that happens or takes place [an unforeseen occurrence]; an EVENT is an occurrence of relative …   English World dictionary

  • occurrence — Occurrence. s. f. v. Rencontre, evenement fortuit, occasion. Favorable occurrence. dans cette fascheuse occurrence. je m en souviendray dans les occurrences. il a disposé cela pour s en servir selon les occurrences …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Occurrence — • The coinciding of two liturgical offices on one and the same day Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • occurrence — (n.) 1530s, from M.L. occurrentia, from L. occurentem (nom. occurens), prp. of occurrere (see OCCUR (Cf. occur)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • occurrence — [n] happening, development accident, adventure, affair, appearance, circumstance, condition, contingency, emergency, episode, event, exigency, existence, incidence, incident, instance, juncture, manifestation, materialization, occasion, pass,… …   New thesaurus

  • occurrence — Occurrence, f. penac. Survenue inesperée, Achoison, Insperatus rei alicuius euentus, Il pourvoit sagement à toutes occurrences d affaires, Non vulgari prudentia iis quae occurrunt negotiis adest …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • occurrence — ► NOUN 1) the fact or frequency of something occurring. 2) a thing that occurs; an incident or event …   English terms dictionary

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