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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
          • During this process it is possible that additional mutations occur in one of the transformed cells, which then may result in a subclone of cells with a more aggressive behavior.
          • Medial subtalar dislocation occurs more frequently than the lateral form because the lateral talocalcaneal and calcaneofibular ligaments are weaker than deltoid and medial talocalcaneal ligaments.
          • In reservoirs characterized by the presence of well-connected high-permeability streaks, early breakthrough and subsequent water buildup occur due to sweepage along high-permeability channels.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • 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.
          • We had to rebid the contract when accusations of fraud by other competitors occurred.
          • Moral diversity in the citizen population by itself assures that some discrimination of this kind will occur.
      • 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 scurring
            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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