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English definition of “occurrence”

occurrence

noun [U] (EXISTING)    /əˈkʌr.əns/ US  /-ˈkɝː-/
C1 the fact of something existing, or how much of it exists: The study compares the occurrence of heart disease in various countries.General words for size and amount
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