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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
          • Furthermore, regression of fibrosis might occur as has been observed in nontransplant patients.
          • 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
          • The temperature at which the shortest postoviposition period occurred was estimated by the quadratic equation as 25.2°C [ …]
        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.
          • Moral diversity in the citizen population by itself assures that some discrimination of this kind will occur.
          • We had to rebid the contract when accusations of fraud by other competitors occurred.
      • 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
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            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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