Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: occasion

1. occasion (om begivenhed) an event that occurs at a critical time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAt such junctures he always had an impulse to leave.
It was needed only on special occasions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)juncture


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termerclimax, conjuncture, crisis, flood tide, head, landmark, milestone, pass, reality check, straits, turning point, watershed

2. occasion (om begivenhed) a vaguely specified social event


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe party was quite an affair.
An occasion arranged to honor the president.
A seemingly endless round of social functions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affair, function, social function, social occasion


Mindre specifikke termersocial event


Mere specifikke termercelebration, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, fundraiser, jubilation, observance, party, photo op, photo opportunity, sleepover

3. occasion (om motiv) reason


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was no occasion for complaint.


Mindre specifikke termerground, reason

4. occasion (om tid) the time of a particular event


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOn the occasion of his 60th birthday.


Mindre specifikke termertime


Mere specifikke termermeal

5. occasion (om tilstand) an opportunity to do something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill.


Mindre specifikke termerchance, opportunity


Mere specifikke termercut-rate sale, sale, sales event


Engelsk udsagnsord: occasion

1. occasion (om tilvejebringelse) give occasion to


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercause, do, make


Mere specifikke termerinspire









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