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"occasional" in British English

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occasionaladjective

uk   /əˈkeɪ.ʒən.əl/ /əˈkeɪʒ.nəl/  us   /əˈkeɪ.ʒən.əl/  /əˈkeɪʒ.nəl/
C1 not ​happening or done often or ​regularly: I ​play the occasional ​game of ​tennis. He has the occasional ​cigar after ​dinner.

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(Definition of occasional from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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occasionaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /əˈkeɪ·ʒə·nəl/
not ​happening often or ​regularly: occasional ​snowstorms His ​jobrequires occasional ​trips to the ​WestCoast.
(Definition of occasional from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “occasional”
in Arabic عَرَضي…
in Korean 가끔의…
in Portuguese esporádico…
in Catalan esporàdic…
in Japanese たまの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偶尔的, 不经常的…
in Turkish ara sıra olan, fırsat düştükçe yapılan, seyrek…
in Russian случающийся иногда, нерегулярный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偶爾的, 不經常的…
in Italian sporadico…
in Polish sporadyczny…
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