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Definitions for occasionally
əˈkeɪ ʒə nl ioc·ca·sion·al·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occasionally, on occasion, once in a while, now and then, now and again, at times, from time to timeadverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. occasionallyadverb

    From time to time; now and then; once in a while; irregularly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Occasionallyadverb

    in an occasional manner; on occasion; at times, as convenience requires or opportunity offers; not regularly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2609

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2545

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Adverbs Frequency: #208

How to pronounce occasionally?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of occasionally in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of occasionally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of occasionally in a Sentence

  1. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    -- but that is different than saying governments occasionally do things that are good.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If the private sector organization's employer has hired or appointed donkeys as job interview panelists, then they could never recruit horses, but only mules & asses and occasionally monkeys as the employees for their company.

  3. Kelly McGillis:

    I think I've spoken to a couple of people occasionally, but the truth is, movies are very odd work situations because you have a lot of people who come together from all different parts of the world.

  4. Kim Hubbard:

    It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally, even when you know what you're talking about.

  5. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    We ... determined that our equipping of the Iraqi Security Forces had proceeded too slowly, this process was earlier sometimes delayed by bureaucracy in Baghdad, but occasionally also in Washington. That is why we are now expediting delivery of essential equipment and material, like anti-tank capabilities and counter-IED equipment, to the Iraqi security forces -- including Kurdish and Sunni tribal forces.

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