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    Definition of occurring in English Dictionary

  • NounBFoccurSUF-ing
    1. The action of the verb to occur.
    2. VerbBFoccurSGoccursPT, PPoccurred
      1. present participle of occur.
      2. AdjectiveBFoccur
        1. (in combination) That occurs in a specified manner.
          1. naturally occurring macromolecules
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Yet a large national study by Dr. Sussman and his colleagues, published last month in JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals how rarely deintensification occurs among patients over age 70.
          • Using intravirion complementation and in vitro protease cleavage assays, we show that degradation of RT in RNase H N-terminal mutants occurs in the absence of active viral protease in the virion.
          • Flag-jacking normally occurs when Americans pose as Canadians in order to be thought of more favorably by the locals they encounter.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • When objects are brought into thermal contact, the macroscopic properties may initially change but after some time no further changes will occur.
          • The police had a stakeout in place where they expected the crime to occur.
          • In order to lay a foundation for the witness to describe the murder, the prosecutor first had to show that the witness was present when the murder occurred.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en occuring
            2. en occupying
            3. en recurring
            4. en accursing
            5. en churring
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of occurring for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "occurring" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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