English to Afrikaans Meaning :: occasion

geleentheid
Occasion :
geleentheid
- geleentheidveroorsaakoccasioninggeleenthede
 

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Noun(1) an event that occurs at a critical time(2) a vaguely specified social event(3) reason(4) the time of a particular event(5) an opportunity to do something
Verb(1) give occasion to

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(1) it's the first time that I've had occasion to complain(2) Our certainty, whether grounded in reason or miraculous signs, affords no occasion to trust.(3) to mark the occasion(4) They marked the occasion with a celebration with family and neighbours.(5) His swimming marathon last summer was on the occasion of his 40th birthday.(6) The controversy provided a rare occasion for agreement between the ruling right and opposition left.(7) Raf was a great playmate to have around and could be serious when the occasion arose.(8) The occasion afforded staff the opportunity of paying tribute to a long-standing member of staff.(9) Some cultures decorate to celebrate a festive occasion , others to mark membership in a group or tribe.(10) The greatest occasion for celebration in a Kurd's life is marriage.(11) Instead of passing the ball off every time, he took shots around the arch when the occasion arose.(12) The special occasion gave guests the opportunity to meet the director, singers and dancers of the world renown opera.(13) They gave me a crystal wine glass to celebrate the momentous occasion .(14) by-elections are traditionally an occasion for registering protest votes(15) Last week there were celebrations to mark the occasion with Mass being celebrated by the new Bishop of Galway.(16) In 1979 Jimmy Carter used the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the lunar landing to push his energy program.
Related Words
(1) on occasion ::
by geleentheid
Synonyms
Noun
1. time ::
tyd
2. social event ::
sosiale geleentheid
3. opportunity ::
geleentheid
4. reason ::
rede
5. affair ::
verhouding
6. juncture ::
stadium
Verb
7. cause ::
oorsaak
Antonyms
1. consequence ::
gevolg
2. corollary ::
uitvloeisel
3. development ::
ontwikkeling
4. effect ::
effek
5. fate ::
lot
6. fruit ::
vrugte
7. issue ::
uitgawe
8. outcome ::
uitkoms
9. outgrowth ::
uitvloeisel
10. product ::
produk
11. result ::
gevolg
12. sequel ::
opvolger
13. sequence ::
volgorde
14. upshot ::
resultante
Different Forms
occasion, occasioned, occasioning, occasions
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Oh, that\'s a nice surprise.
What\'s the occasion?

Oh, that's a nice surprise. What's the OCCASION?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 5


What a wonderful occasion this is.

What a wonderful OCCASION this is.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 12


- Yeah, what\'s the occasion?
- No occasion.

- Yeah, what's the OCCASION? - No OCCASION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 19


- Yeah, what\'s the occasion?
- No occasion.

- Yeah, what's the OCCASION? - No OCCASION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 19


No occasion.
Things have been a little weird between us...

No OCCASION. Things have been a little weird between us...

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 1


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