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Social occasion   /sˈoʊʃəl əkˈeɪʒən/   Listen
Social occasion

A vaguely specified social event.  Synonyms: affair, function, occasion, social function.  "An occasion arranged to honor the president" , "A seemingly endless round of social functions"

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"Social occasion" Quotes from Famous Books

... final returns were received, leading Tenneseeans decided to give a reception, banquet, and ball which would outshine any social occasion in the annals of the Southwest. Just as arrangements were completed, however, Mrs. Jackson, who had long been in failing health, suffered an attack of heart trouble; and at the very hour when the General ...
— The Reign of Andrew Jackson • Frederic Austin Ogg

... social occasion. None of our guests was in the least ill at ease; in fact, the young ladies were quite coy and flirtatious. We had a great many jokes. Each of the little ladies received a handful of prevailing beads. M'booley smiled benignly at these delightful femininities. After a time he led us to the ...
— The Land of Footprints • Stewart Edward White

Words linked to "Social occasion" :   ceremonial, sleepover, fundraiser, photo opportunity, party, observance, social event, jubilation, photo op, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, celebration

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