a time when sth happens
a suitable or favorable time
a special event or ceremony
a direct cause or reason
"at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"
"it was needed only on special occasions"
"the party was quite an affair"
"an occasion arranged to honor the president"
"a seemingly endless round of social functions"
"there was no occasion for complaint"
"on the occasion of his 60th birthday"
"there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"
First of all I must take the occasion To wish Miss Angel every happiness.
出自： T. S. Eliot
A book which, even in those days, occasioned some controversy.
出自： H. J. Laski
This curiosity from a bystander occasioned them some surprise.
出自： F. Tuohy
I met strangers on that occasion.
I call on him on occasion.
I have no occasion to see him these days.
His long silence occasions me great anxiety.