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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “occasion”

occasion

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈkeɪ.ʒən/
a particular time, especially when something happens or has happened
(尤指某事發生的)時刻,時候
We met on several occasions to discuss the issue.
我們幾次會面討論這個問題。
I've heard him be rude to her on a number of occasions.
我有好幾次聽到他對她說話很粗魯。
I seem to remember that on that occasion he was with his wife.
我好像記得那一次他和她的妻子在一起。
Points in timeCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
a special or formal event
特殊場合;重大活動;盛會
Sara's party was quite an occasion - there were over a hundred people there.
薩拉的聚會真是一次盛會——有一百多人蔘加。
At the wedding he sang a song specially written for the occasion.
婚禮上,他演唱了一首專門為這次婚禮創作的歌曲。
I have a suit but I only wear it on special occasions.
我有一套西服,不過我只在特殊的場合才穿。
The coronation of a new king is, of course, a historic occasion.
新國王的加冕典禮當然是一個歷史性事件。
Congratulations on the occasion of your wedding anniversary.
在你們結婚紀念日之際謹致祝賀。
Events and occurrencesAccidents and disastersCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
formal an opportunity or reason for doing something or for something to happen
時機,機會;原因,理由
The 200th anniversary of Mozart's death was the occasion for hundreds of special films, books and concerts.
為紀念莫札特逝世200周年,出現了數以百計的專題電影、書籍及音樂會。
An occasion may arise when you can use your knowledge of French.
可能有機會讓你用用法語。
The bride took/used the occasion to make a short speech.
新娘利用這個機會簡短地講了幾句。
Opportunity Freedom to act
on occasion sometimes, but not often
有時;偶爾,間或
He has, on occasion, made a small mistake.
他有時犯點小錯誤。
Rarely and infrequently
(Definition of occasion noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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