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occurrence

[uhkuruh ns, uhkuhr-] /əˈkɜr əns, əˈkʌr-/
1. the action, fact, or instance of occurring.

2. something that happens; event; incident:

Word Origin and History for occurrence :

1530s, from Middle French occurrence “unexpected happening” or directly from Medieval Latin occurrentia, from Latin occurentem (nominative occurens), present participle of occurrere (see occur).