What is occasion?

Some articles on occasion:

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 (M ... Special Occasion (Bobby Valentino album), a 2007 album by R B singer Bobby Valentino ...
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 ...
List Of Mnemonics For The Cranial Nerves - Mnemonics For The Nerves
... propagated to attain widespread 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) ...
List Of Postage Stamps Of Pakistan From 1977 To 1986 - 1980
... January 1980 One stamp was issued on this occasion Value Rs ... –2 Special Regular Series 12 January –13 March 1980 Seven stamp were issued on this occasion ... Karachi – 16 February 1980 One stamp was issued on this occasion Value 50p 1980 –4 11th Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Islamabad – 17 May 1980 One stamp was ...
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 ...

More definitions of "occasion":

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

Famous quotes containing the word occasion:

    My actual life is a fact, in view of which I have no occasion to congratulate myself; but for my faith and aspiration I have respect. It is from these that I speak.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When an old Woman begins to doat [sic], and grow chargeable to a Parish, she is generally turned into a Witch, and fills the whole Country with extravagant Fancies, imaginary Distempers, and terrifying Dreams. In the mean time, the poor Wretch that is the innocent Occasion of so many Evils begins to be frighted at her self, and sometimes confesses secret Commerces and Familiarities that her Imagination forms in a delirious old Age.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)

    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)