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occurrent Syllabification: oc·cur·rent
Pronunciation: /əˈkərənt/

Definition of occurrent in English:


Actually occurring or observable, not potential or hypothetical.
Example sentences
  • These are judgments about one's conscious and occurrent first-order intentional states referring to physical objects.
  • Dasein is not merely an instance of a class of occurrent entities.
  • Thus we don't have the Being of tools nor the Being of naturally occurrent items like rocks.


Late 15th century: from French, or from Latin occurrent- 'befalling', from the verb occurrere.

Words that rhyme with occurrent

blackcurrant, concurrent, currant, current, redcurrant

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