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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)

"occasional" in American English

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occasionaladjective [not gradable]

us   /əˈkeɪ·ʒə·nəl/
not happening often or regularly: occasional snowstorms His job requires occasional trips to the West Coast.
(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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