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[ UK /əkˈe‍ɪʒənə‍li/ ]
[ US /əˈkeɪʒənəɫi, əˈkeɪʒənɫi, əˈkeɪʒnəɫi/ ]
  1. sporadically and infrequently
    he was arrogant and occasionally callous
    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
    open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees
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How To Use occasionally In A Sentence

  • Not that I'm denigrating the effort - I'm good for a few quid once I've got a few beers in me later tonight - but the enforced jollity does occasionally grate.
  • Advancing age has occasionally brought resolution, more often just a little understanding, to many of these riddles, but not necessarily to the resilient ambiguity of history.
  • He's not the fastest player on the books and occasionally he can be a bit casual and sometimes gets caught in possession.
  • But if you want voluminous leaf production during summer, you may want to fertigate it occasionally. Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway
  • And why do his eyes occasionally appear to glow red, like those of a replicant? Times, Sunday Times
  • Chickadees called occasionally, but never titmice.
  • He never complained, except when he occasionally slipped on muddy cobblestones.
  • A log cabin, and, occasionally, a stable and corn-crib, and a field of a dozen acres, the timber girdled or "deadened," and fenced, are enough for his occupancy. The Frontier in American History
  • Made chiefly from riveted stainless steel and copper sheeting, these free-standing works are occasionally complemented with wood.
  • The path follows the river closely, occasionally deviating round a clump of trees.
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