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  Words related to occasion

Related / Similar Words: juncture, affair, social occasion, function, social function

 

Definition:
  • an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions";
  • a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions";
  • reason; "there was no occasion for complaint";
  • an opportunity to do something; "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill";
  • the time of a particular event; "on the occasion of his 60th birthday";
  • give occasion to;

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    Hyponyms: pass, head, straits, climax, flood tide, conjuncture, crisis, landmark, turning point, watershed, milestone, party, celebration, jubilation, ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance, fundraiser, photo opportunity, photo op, sleepover, sale, cut-rate sale, sales event, meal, inspire

     

    Anagrams: scansion, Socinian

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 场合   Danish: lejlighed  
    Dutch: gelegenheid   Finnish: tilaisuus  
    German: Gelegenheit   Hungarian: alkalom  
    Italian: occasione   Japanese: 場合  
    Korean: 기회   Portuguese: ocasião  
    Russian: случай   Spanish: ocasión  
    Swedish: tillfälle  
     
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