Now come difficult negotiations aimed at preventing the crisis from reoccurring.
The drowning hero is a reoccurring motif in the Bourne movies.
The “wonderful dialogue” is a reoccurring reference for West, who is constantly identifying famous people he has met.
1520s, "meet, meet in argument," from Middle French occurrer "happen unexpectedly" or directly from Latin occurrere "run to meet, run against, befall, present itself," from ob "against, toward" (see ob-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense development is from "meet" to "present itself" to "appear" to "happen" ("present itself in the course of events"). Meaning "to come into one's mind" is from 1620s. Related: Occurred; occurring.