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Noun: occurrence  u'kur-un(t)s or u'kú-run(t)s [N. Amer], u'kú-run(t)s [Brit]
  1. An event that happens
    - happening, occurrent, natural event
  2. An instance of something occurring
    "a disease of frequent occurrence"; "the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets"

Derived forms: occurrences

Type of: event, presence

Encyclopedia: Occurrence