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"Occurrence" is a noun which is often translated as "el suceso", and "incident" is a noun which is often translated as "el incidente". Learn more about the difference between "occurrence" and "incident" below.
occurrence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (event)
a. el suceso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our mutual friend related to me an unusual occurrence that befell him over the weekend.Nuestro amigo mutuo me relató un suceso raro que le ocurrió durante el fin de semana.
b. el caso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police are investigating an occurrence of theft in the school.La policía está investigando un caso de robo en la escuela.
c. el hecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I've been reading about the most unbelievable series of occurrences in the newspaper.Vengo leyendo sobre una absolutamente increible sucesión de hechos en el periódico.
2. (existence)
a. la incidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There has been an increase in the occurrence of smallpox in certain countries.Ha habido un incremento de la incidencia de la varicela en ciertos países.
b. la existencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The occurrence of conflict in a relationship is not rare.La existencia de conflicto en una relación no es algo raro.
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incident(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (event)
a. el incidente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police have reported no major incidents on the roads.La policía informó que no había habido incidentes graves en las carreteras.
b. el episodio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He told us of an embarrassing incident that happened to him when he was three years old.Nos contó un episodio embarazoso que le pasó cuando tenía tres años.
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