ocasional
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (irregular)
a. occasional
El médico es un invitado ocasional del programa radial.The physician is an occasional guest at the radio show.
b. temporary
Es un trabajo ocasional, pero me ayuda a ganar más dinero.It's a temporary job, but it helps me earn some extra money.
2. (fortuitous)
a. accidental
No volví a ver a Franco desde aquel encuentro ocasional.I haven't seen Franco again since our accidental meeting.
b. chance
Fue un encuentro ocasional. No habíamos planeado vernos.It was a chance encounter. We hadn't planed to meet.
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ocasional
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (accidental)
a. accidental
2. (irregular)
a. occasional
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ocasional
adjective
1 (accidental) chance; accidental
2 (eventual) [+trabajo] casual; temporary; [+lluvia, visita, fumador] occasional
solo consigue trabajo ocasional he can only find casual o temporary work
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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