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Definition of occurrence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    occurrence

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    noun
    NAmE//əˈkərəns//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] something that happens or exists a common/everyday/frequent/regular occurrence Vandalism used to be a rare occurrence here. The program counts the number of occurrences of any word within the text.
  2. 2[uncountable] occurrence (of something) the fact of something happening or existing a link between the occurrence of skin cancer and the use of tanning salons
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