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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word occasion:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. occasion: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. occasion: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. occasion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. occasion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. occasion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. occasion, occasion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Occasion, occasion: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. occasion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. occasion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. occasion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. occasion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. occasion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Occasion, occasion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. occasion (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. occasion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. occasion: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. occasion: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Occasion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Occasion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. occasion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. occasion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. occasion, occasion (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. occasion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Occasion: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. occasion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. occasion: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. occasion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. occasion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. occasion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. occasion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. occasion: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Occasion (bonne): Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. occasion: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. occasion: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. occasion: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. occasion: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (occasion)

noun:  reason ("There was no occasion for complaint")
noun:  an opportunity to do something ("There was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill")
noun:  the time of a particular event ("On the occasion of his 60th birthday")
noun:  an event that occurs at a critical time ("It was needed only on special occasions")
noun:  a vaguely specified social event ("An occasion arranged to honor the president")
verb:  give occasion to

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Phrases that include occasion:   on occasion, risen to the occasion, state occasion, a sense of occasion, improve the occasion, more...

Words similar to occasion:   affair, juncture, occasioned, occasioning, cause, event, social occasion, time, more...

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