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English definition of “occasion”

occasion

noun [C] (PARTICULAR TIME)   /əˈkeɪ·ʒən/
a particular time when something happens: Sarah loves dressing up for special occasions. She has lied on several occasions. This meeting provides an occasion (= a suitable time) to discuss the issues facing our school.
(Definition of occasion noun (PARTICULAR TIME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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