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happening or appearing now and then

rarely occurring or appearing

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occurring from time to time

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occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals

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The three principles of flexibility, occasionality, and transparency are properties of the competition rules, not the competition task, so we can assume that an enlightened organizing body would establish them appropriately.
These conventional tropes, however, do not tell the full story of the function of these speeches and the eloquence with which they articulate a sense of the plays' occasionality and poetic durability.
Using the material and traditional as points of departure the land where stories grow creates a new "place" in narrative time, a coexistence world where knowledge, creativity and "occasionality" meet ancestral memory and the wisdom of the eternal.
Rather than abstract collaboration from its institutional setting in order to generalize and extend it as a uniform poetics, that is, Joint Enterprises argues that dramatic collaboration was fundamentally premised on the professional autonomy and individualism of its members--just one of the competitive frictions on which its alchemy could operate--and accordingly that the subjects of our greatest interest are not the Beaumonts and Fletchers, those artificially and retroactively idealized patron saints of the practice, but instead the more numerous and minor writing teams whose very occasionality reveals the material pressures that brought them together and to which their efforts responded.
Adding thrust to your merchandising, Guinness will continue to drive occasionality by spending $15 million on advertising.
As Paul Hammond has recently observed of Dryden's work as a whole, his writing "may often appear to be obsessively timely" in its self-conscious contemporaneity of reference as in its pronounced occasionality, yet at the same time "Belatedness haunts Dryden's writing, as if any modern writing must inevitably be late.
Michael Wilding's "John Milton: The Early Works" offers some interesting insights into the widespread occasionality of Milton's early poetic performances, but sometimes imposes the political vision of the mature Milton on poems that have little traffic with this vision.