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  • Occurrence — Oc*cur rence, n. [Cf. F. occurrence. See {Occur}.] 1. A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision. [1913 Webster] Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual occurrence and expectation of something new. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unusual circumstance — index phenomenon (unusual occurrence) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unusual happening — index phenomenon (unusual occurrence) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unusual incident — index phenomenon (unusual occurrence) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • occurrence — n. a common, daily, regular; unusual occurrence * * * [ə kʌrəns] daily regular unusual a common …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Unusual software bug — Unusual software bugs are a class of software bugs that are considered exceptionally difficult to understand and repair. There are several kinds, mostly named after scientists who discovered counterintuitive things. Contents 1 Bohrbug 2 Mandelbug …   Wikipedia

  • occurrence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common, everyday, widespread ▪ daily, frequent, regular ▪ rare, uncommon ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Unusual types of gramophone records — The overwhelming majority of records manufactured have been of certain sizes (7, 10, or 12 inches), playback speeds (33⅓, 45, or 78 RPM), and appearance (round black discs). However, since the commercial adoption of the gramophone record, a… …   Wikipedia

  • occurrence */*/ — UK [əˈkʌrəns] / US [əˈkɜrəns] noun Word forms occurrence : singular occurrence plural occurrences a) [countable] something that happens, especially something unexpected and unpleasant Unfortunately, computer errors are a common occurrence. b)… …   English dictionary

  • unusual — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, strike sb as ▪ become ▪ consider sth, find sth ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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