occurrence

[uh-kur-uhns, uh-kuhr-]
noun
1.
the action, fact, or instance of occurring.
2.
something that happens; event; incident: We were delayed by several unexpected occurrences.

Origin:
1530–40; occurr(ent) + -ence; compare Medieval Latin occurrentia

occurrent, adjective
preoccurrence, noun
reoccurrence, noun


2. circumstance. See event.
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occurrence (əˈkʌrəns)
 
n
1.  something that occurs; a happening; event
2.  the act or an instance of occurring: a crime of frequent occurrence

reoccur (ˌriːəˈkɜː)
 
vb , -curs, -curring, -curred
to happen, take place, or come about again
 
reoc'currence
 
n

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Word Origin & History

reoccurrence
1817, from re- "back, again" + occurrence (see occur).

occurrence
1530s, from M.L. occurrentia, from L. occurrere (see occur).
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Example sentences
During the treatment period, patients will be observed concerning some certain events, mainly reoccurrence of stroke.
The following guidelines should be followed to prevent the reoccurrence of this situation.
When the work resumes, additional measures will be put in place to prevent a reoccurrence.
Identify recommendations for eliminating or mitigating the reoccurrence of problems or events.
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