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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 time(adverb)

    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. occasionally(Adverb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Occasionally(adverb)

    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. Harriet Martineau:

    For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen... than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe.

  2. Susan Silver:

    The three of us had a date, he and my uncle got along beautifully… I only went on one date with him, but he was so brilliant and so amusing. He had beautiful eyes. He was very soulful. He was really good looking! I have a T-shirt [now] with his face on it… I didn’t go to bed with him then, but now I sleep with him occasionally at night. And it’s safer that way!

  3. Tony Blair:

    Its a difficult situation, i hope in time it can be resolved in a in a good way for all sides. Youve got to hope so. But Im sure, whatever happens, these great sporting events will always be able to rise above politics. Very occasionally they dont and they cant, but mainly they do. And weve had successful sporting events in countries that have had quite severe issues or problems and challenges and theyve still managed to put on a great event.

  4. Robin Koval:

    One of the things we see is a belief among young people that if you only smoke occasionally, light smoking or intermittent smoking, that somehow that's not as dangerous.

  5. Timothy Ross:

    In terms of bodily harm, it's probably not grievous, but they've torn up a big chunk of change trying to expand beyond the current (Jetstar Asia) businesses based in Vietnam, which is unprofitable, and Singapore, which occasionally flirts with profitability.

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