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occurring meaning

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  • 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
          • Mating would usually occur between descendant cells of one actinospore that intruded to an annelid, which essentially is self-fertilization [30 ].
          • Here, we have demonstrated that the two naturally occurring human CYP4B1 isoforms, with/without insSer207, have no 4-IPO bioactivating ability.
          • The two distant shifts of downy mildews across three subfamilies of Asteraceae occurred rather recently, and in Asteroideae, a coevolutive adaptation has apparently not yet led to speciation.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • We had to rebid the contract when accusations of fraud by other competitors occurred.
          • 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.
          • When objects are brought into thermal contact, the macroscopic properties may initially change but after some time no further changes will occur.

      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.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Difficultness: Level 3
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            Definiteness: Level 1
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            Definite    ➨     Versatile

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en occuring
            2. en occupying
            3. en recurring
            4. en accursing
            5. en churring
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