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occurs meaning

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  • VerbBFoccurPRoccurringPT, PPoccurred
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of occur.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • This histological subtype occurs in both osseous and extraosseous tissues and has a tendency for late local and disseminated recurrence.
        • 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.
        • The liftoff will occur in exactly twelve seconds. ‎
      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.
        • Such homœomorphic representatives (morphological equivalents, see Chapter XXV) may thus serve as indices of a given horizon even where intercommunication has not occurred.

    Meaning of occurs for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "occurs" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms
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