What is occasion?

  • (noun): An event that occurs at a critical time.
    Synonyms: juncture
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on occasion:

Stellar Occasion
... Stellar Occasion was a three day science fiction convention held in the Dallas, Texas area in the mid to late 1990s ... Stellar Occasion is notable for being an early proponent of the television series Babylon 5 and featuring both writers and actors from the show each year ...
List Of Postage Stamps Of Pakistan From 1977 To 1986 - 1980
... – 10 January 1980 One stamp was issued on this occasion Value Rs ... –13 March 1980 Seven stamp were issued on this occasion ... Congress of Paediatric Surgery Karachi – 16 February 1980 One stamp was issued on this occasion Value 50p 1980 –4 11th Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Islamabad – 17 May ...
Sheva Brachot - Occasion
... These blessing are also recited as part of the week-long festivities celebrating the wedding in most communities these festive meals occur during the week after the wedding, but among the Mountain Jews they occur during the week before it ... Under the chuppah the blessing over wine comes first at the meal table it comes last, after the Grace After Meals ...
Special Occasion
... Special occasion can refer to one of the following Special Occasion (Miracles album), a 1968 album by Motown group Smokey Robinson the Miracles Special Occasion (Miracles song) The title song from that album ... Special Occasion (Bobby Valentino album), a 2007 album by R B singer Bobby Valentino ...
List Of Mnemonics For The Cranial Nerves - Mnemonics For The Nerves
... notability, such as the ones below On Occasion Of Parties The Attractive Faces Are Girl Visitors Say Hello is the most decent (Parties=Pathic=the other name for trochlear nerve) ...

More definitions of "occasion":

  • (verb): Give occasion to.
  • (noun): The time of a particular event.
    Example: "On the occasion of his 60th birthday"
  • (noun): Reason.
    Example: "There was no occasion for complaint"
  • (noun): An opportunity to do something.
    Example: "There was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"

Famous quotes containing the word occasion:

    The pleasure of eloquence is in greatest part owing often to the stimulus of the occasion which produces it,—to the magic of sympathy, which exalts the feeling of each by radiating on him the feeling of all.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Absolutely speaking, Do unto others as you would that they should do unto you is by no means a golden rule, but the best of current silver. An honest man would have but little occasion for it. It is golden not to have any rule at all in such a case.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    It is not always possible to predict the response of a doting Jewish mother. Witness the occasion on which the late piano virtuoso Oscar Levant telephoned his mother with some important news. He had proposed to his beloved and been accepted. Replied Mother Levant: “Good, Oscar, I’m happy to hear it. But did you practice today?”
    Liz Smith (20th century)