Incorrect spelling, explanation: 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, explanation: 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 the 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 well despite difficulties: They had been pretty good at the rehearsals, but at the premiere, they rose to the occasion!
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