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ADJECTIVE:
    1. Occurring from time to time. See Synonyms at periodic.
    2. Not habitual; infrequent: took an occasional glass of wine.
  1. Created for a special occasion: occasional verse.
  2. Intended for use as the occasion requires: an occasional chair.
  3. Acting as a cause.
  4. Acting in a specified capacity from time to time: an occasional hunter.



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