Translation of "occasion" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /əˈkeɪ·ʒən/ us /əˈkeɪ·ʒən/

B1 an important event

a special occasion
She bought a new dress for the occasion.

a time when something happens

We met on several occasions to discuss the issue.
on occasion

sometimes, but not often

de vez em quando
He has, on occasion, told a small lie.

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