Incorrect spelling, explanation: -tion sound in English is a tricky one, especially for non-native speakers. In the case of occasion, there is no -tion ending because of the word’s Latin origins – occasionem. In accordance with the original, the correct English spelling is occasion (double c, one s), not
Correct spelling, explanation: this form is correct as its origin is Latin occasionem (nominative occasio). In the original word, you can see similar spelling as in later English occasion – double c and one s. This points to occasion as the correct form and
ocation as a misspelling.
Definition of occasion:
noun, a time when something happens; a special event
There was no particular occasion to meet but we haven’t seen each other in such a long time.
I think the dress is perfect for this occasion.
Phrases with occasion:
on a number of occasions
Yes, we’ve met on a number of occasions.
have occasion to do sth
I’ve never had any occasion to visit Paris.
a sense of occasion
Look at her shorts, she doesn’t have any sense of occasion!
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