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occasion

Part of speech: Noun

A particular event or celebration; occurrence; state or position of affairs leading to unexpected results; incidental cause; as, his carelessness was the occasion of the whole trouble; need; as, having occasion to buy food; chance or opportunity; as, he seized the occasion to speak his mind.

Part of speech: Verb

To cause or influence directly or indirectly: give rise to.

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