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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -on occasion-, *on occasion*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
on occasion    [IDM] ในบางโอกาส, Syn. sometimes

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
on occasionI meet him on occasion at the club.
on occasionFloods, violent wind storms, droughts, killing frosts, and the problems of air pollution, have all, on occasion, influenced modern society.
on occasionWe see them on occasion.
on occasionWe meet him on occasion at the club.
on occasionI meet him on occasions at the club or at the golf links.
on occasionI am absent from school on occasion.
on occasionI meet her on occasion at the club.
on occasionI meet him on occasion at the club.
on occasionHe reads detective stories on occasion.
on occasionHe reads detective stories on occasion.

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
บางครั้ง[adv.] (bāngkhrang) EN: sometimes ; occasionally ; on occasion ; maybe   FR: quelquefois ; parfois ; à l'occasion ; peut-être

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
事がある[ことがある, kotogaaru] (exp,v5r-i) (1) (uk) (after the past tense form of a verb) (something) has occurred; to have done (something); such a thing happened; (2) (uk) (something) happens on occasions; there are times when; (P) [Add to Longdo]
時として[ときとして, tokitoshite] (adv) in some cases; sometimes; on occasions; (P) [Add to Longdo]
大入り袋[おおいりぶくろ, ooiribukuro] (n) bonus paid to employees on occasion of a full house [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Occasion \Oc*ca"sion\ ([o^]k*k[=a]"zh[u^]n), n. [F. occasion, L.
     occasio, fr. occidere, occasum, to fall down; ob (see {Ob-})
     + cadere to fall. See {Chance}, and cf. {Occident}.]
     1. A falling out, happening, or coming to pass; hence, that
        which falls out or happens; occurrence; incident; event.
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              The unlooked-for incidents of family history, and
              its hidden excitements, and its arduous occasions.
                                                    --I. Taylor.
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     2. A favorable opportunity; a convenient or timely chance;
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              Sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived
              me.                                   --Rom. vii.
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              I'll take the occasion which he gives to bring
              Him to his death.                     --Waller.
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     3. An occurrence or condition of affairs which brings with it
        some unlooked-for event; that which incidentally brings to
        pass an event, without being its efficient cause or
        sufficient reason; accidental or incidental cause.
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              Her beauty was the occasion of the war. --Dryden.
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     4. Need; exigency; requirement; necessity; as, I have no
        occasion for firearms.
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              After we have served ourselves and our own
              occasions.                            --Jer. Taylor.
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              When my occasions took me into France. --Burke.
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     5. A reason or excuse; a motive; a persuasion.
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              Whose manner was, all passengers to stay,
              And entertain with her occasions sly. --Spenser.
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     {On occasion},
        (a) in case of need; in necessity; as convenience
            requires. "That we might have intelligence from him on
            occasion," --De Foe.
        (b) occasionally; from time to time; now and then.
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     Syn: Need; incident; use. See {Opportunity}.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  on occasion
      adv 1: now and then or here and there; "he was arrogant and
             occasionally callous"; "open areas are only occasionally
             interrupted by clumps of trees"; "they visit New York on
             occasion"; "now and again she would take her favorite
             book from the shelf and read to us"; "as we drove along,
             the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his
             attention" [syn: {occasionally}, {on occasion}, {once in
             a while}, {now and then}, {now and again}, {at times},
             {from time to time}]

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