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oc·ca·sion·al·ly

 (ə-kā′zhə-nə-lē)
adv.
Now and then; from time to time.

occasionally

(əˈkeɪʒənəlɪ)
adv
from time to time

oc•ca•sion•al•ly

(əˈkeɪ ʒə nl i)

adv.
at times; from time to time; now and then.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.occasionally - now and then or here and there; "he was arrogant and occasionally callous"; "open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees"; "they visit New York on occasion"; "now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us"; "as we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention"

occasionally

occasionally

adverb
Translations
příležitostněobčas
lejlighedsvis
joskussilloin tällöinvälillä
povremeno
alkalmilagalkalomadtánnagyritkánnéhanapján
öîru hverju
時折
때때로
príležitostne
tu in tam
ibland
บางครั้งบางคราว
đôi khi

occasionally

[əˈkeɪʒnəlɪ] ADVde vez en cuando, a veces, ocasionalmente (frm), cada cuando (LAm)
he occasionally drinks wine but never beerde vez en cuando or a veces bebe vino pero nunca cerveza
very occasionallymuy de vez en cuando, muy de tarde en tarde
we see each other (only) very occasionallynos vemos (sólo) muy de vez en cuando or muy de tarde en tarde

occasionally

[əˈkeɪʒənəli] advà l'occasion
very occasionally → très occasionnellementoccasional table n (British)table f d'appoint

occasionally

advgelegentlich, hin und wieder, zuweilen (geh); very occasionallysehr selten, nicht sehr oft

occasionally

[əˈkeɪʒnlɪ] advogni tanto
very occasionally → molto raramente

occasion

(əˈkeiʒən) noun
1. a particular time. I've heard him speak on several occasions.
2. a special event. The wedding was a great occasion.
ocˈcasional adjective
happening, done etc now and then. I take an occasional trip to London.
ocˈcasionally adverb
now and then. I occasionally go to the theatre.

occasionally

مِن وَقْتٍ لِآخَرٍ příležitostně lejlighedsvis gelegentlich περιστασιακά de vez en cuando silloin tällöin occasionnellement povremeno saltuariamente 時折 때때로 af en toe nå og da od czasu do czasu de vez em quando случайно ibland บางครั้งบางคราว arada sırada đôi khi 偶尔

occasionally

adv de vez en cuando, a veces
References in classic literature ?
At their hospitable boards I occasionally met with partners, and clerks, and hardy fur traders from the interior posts; men who had passed years remote from civilized society, among distant and savage tribes, and who had wonders to recount of their wide and wild peregrinations, their hunting exploits, and their perilous adventures and hair-breadth escapes among the Indians.
On the second day of their descent, the travellers, having got beyond the steepest pitch of the mountains, came to where the deep and rugged ravine began occasionally to expand into small levels or valleys, and the stream to assume for short intervals a more peaceful character.
It occasionally occurred that a peddler with diminished pack and swollen purse would be traced to the lonely dwelling of some rough character and never could be traced beyond.
One day I was frolicking with a little spirited urchin, some six years old, who chased me with a piece of bamboo about three feet long, with which he occasionally belaboured me.
Some of her old friends, principally to be found among the peachy-cheeked charmers with the skeleton throats, did once occasionally say, as they toyed in a ghastly manner with large fans--like charmers reduced to flirting with grim death, after losing all their other beaux--did once occasionally say, when the world assembled together, that they wondered the ashes of the Dedlocks, entombed in the mausoleum, never rose against the profanation of her company.
It may be doubted whether any one would have thought of training a dog to point, had not some one dog naturally shown a tendency in this line; and this is known occasionally to happen, as I once saw in a pure terrier.
I have only to request that you will bear in mind certain established truths, which occasionally escape your memory when you are reading a work of fiction.
When, for example, the question arose about the treatment of those lunatics who said that they had received the power of seeing the insides of things, I would quote the saying of an ancient Circle, who declared that prophets and inspired people are always considered by the majority to be mad; and I could not help occasionally dropping such expressions as "the eye that discerns the interiors of things", and "the all-seeing land"; once or twice I even let fall the forbidden terms "the Third and Fourth Dimensions".
I wish I could say, for the sake of her family, that the accomplishment of her earnest desire in the establishment of so many of her children produced so happy an effect as to make her a sensible, amiable, well-informed woman for the rest of her life; though perhaps it was lucky for her husband, who might not have relished domestic felicity in so unusual a form, that she still was occasionally nervous and invariably silly.
The marshals and generals, who were nearer to the field of battle but, like Napoleon, did not take part in the actual fighting and only occasionally went within musket range, made their own arrangements without asking Napoleon and issued orders where and in what direction to fire and where cavalry should gallop and infantry should run.
Her only intervals of rest and relaxation were the intervals passed occasionally in the day with old Mazey and the dogs, and the precious interval of the night during which she was secure from observation in the solitude of her room.
Unquestionably, such reverend persons, in such a society, must accommodate their manners and their morals to the community in which they live; and if they can occasionally obtain a degree of reverence for their supposed spiritual gifts, are, on most occasions, loaded with unmerciful ridicule, as possessing a character inconsistent with all around them.