DIMENSIONS: MEASURE / Proportion
R E F E R E N C E S
1 Occurrence v.t. 1. to happen; come to pass. 2. to be met with or find; present itself; appear. 3. suggest itself in thought [usually fol. by to]: An idea occurred to me. [< L occurr(ere) (to) run to = oc- OC- + currere to run.]
-Syn. 1. See happen.
Occurrence n. 1. the action or fact of occurring. 2. something that happens, esp. unexpectedly; event; incident. -Syn. 2. circumstance. See event.
[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]
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