Translation of "occasion" - English-Italian dictionary

occasion

noun uk /əˈkeɪ·ʒən/ us /əˈkeɪ·ʒən/

B1 an important event

occasione
a special occasion un’occasione speciale
She bought a new dress for the occasion. Ha comprato un vestito nuovo per l’occasione.

a time when something happens

occasione
We met on several occasions to discuss the issue. Ci siamo incontrati in varie occasioni per discutere la questione.
on occasion

sometimes, but not often

talvolta
He has, on occasion, told a small lie. Talvolta ha detto qualche piccola bugia.

(Translation of “occasion” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)