Incorrect spelling, explaination: the form occassion is incorrect due to doubled consonant s. There is no double s in the correct form occasion which comes from Latin.
Correct spelling, explaination: the correct form occasion origin in Latin past participle form of cadere (meaning to fall) which created the form occassio. Spelling
occassion is wrong because of lack of the doubled s in the original word.
Definition of occasion:
1. noun, a special event
A wedding would be a good occasion to wear this dress.
2. noun, a particular time when something happens or happened
I met him before on two occasions.
3. (rare), verb, to give an occasion for something, to cause sth
His attitude has occasioned her a lot of stress.
Idioms and phrases with occasion:
→ on occasion, sometimes, from time to time: We see each other on occasion.
→ rise to the occasion, to do better than usual on some special event, to perform very good despite of difficulties: They had been pretty good at the rehearsals, but at the premiere they rose to the occasion!
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