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