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adjective [usually before noun] occasional pronunciation in British English /əˈkeɪʒ(ə)nəl/

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  1. 1
    happening sometimes, but not frequently or regularly
    Chocolate is best kept as an occasional treat.
    Joe’s a solid player with occasional flashes of brilliance.
    occasional visit/trip/excursion: He made occasional visits to London.
  2. 2
    British formal intended for special occasions
    The club was granted an occasional licence to sell alcoholic drinks.


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