Meaning of OCCURRENCE in English

— occurrent , adj.

/euh kerr"euhns, euh kur"-/ , n.

1. the action, fact, or instance of occurring.

2. something that happens; event; incident: We were delayed by several unexpected occurrences.

[ 1530-40; OCCURR(ENT) + -ENCE; cf. ML occurrentia ]

Syn. 2. circumstance. See event .

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .