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    Definition of occurs in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFoccurPRoccurringPT, PPoccurred
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of occur.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The chemical monofluoroacetate occurs in all parts of Dichapetalum cymosum, and is responsible for its toxic effects. ‎
        • For a grant this size, you would expect either that the vesting occurs over a considerably longer period or is backloaded.
        • From these data it is evident that the frequent low temperatures may have winterkilled many bare fields of common alfalfa before the ice sheets occurred the latter part of February 1922
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • We had to rebid the contract when accusations of fraud by other competitors occurred.
        • 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. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms
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      1. en occurse
      2. en occursion
      3. en occursions
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of occurs for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "occurs" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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