occurrence

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈkʌrəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈkɜrəns, əˈkʌr-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə kûrəns, ə kur-)


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occurrence

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. it is a rare occurrence that he [tries, makes, does]
  2. the [comet, storm] is a rare occurrence
  3. [theft, vandalism] is a [rare, common, frequent] occurrence here
  4. [theft] is a [rare] occurrence these days
  5. the occurrence of such [events, phenomena] is rare
  6. was a [completely, totally] unexpected occurrence
  7. has become an (almost) everyday occurrence
  8. the number of occurrences of
  9. occurrence and [distribution, duration, severity]
  10. measure the rate of occurrence
  11. the rate of occurrence is [increasing, decreasing]
  12. a [natural, man-made] occurrence
  13. measure the occurrence [frequency, rate]
n as adj
  1. measure the occurrence [frequency, rate]
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