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Verb: occur (occurred,occurring)  u'kur
  1. (of an event) come to pass (in time, so that it is real and actual at some time)
    "Nothing occurred that seemed important";
    - happen, hap, go on, pass off, pass, fall out, come about, take place
     
  2. Come to one's mind; suggest itself
    "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary";
    - come
     
  3. To be found to exist
    "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"

Derived forms: occurred, occurring, occurs

Type of: appear, become, come along