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occasionnoun advent, affair, chance, conjuncture, episode, event, experience, happening, incident, instance, juncture, moment, occurrence, opening, point, situation, suitable time, tempus, time
occasionverb breed, bring about, cause, create, effect, generate, give cause for, induce, make, produce, provoke
See also: access, avail, cause, chance, create, day in court, engender, entail, event, evoke, experience, fitness, fortuity, generate, happening, incident, inspire, occurrence, opening, opportunity, particular, point, prompt, provoke, qualification