HyperDic: social_occasion

English > 1 sense of the expression social occasion:
NOUNeventsocial occasion, affair, occasion, function, social functiona vaguely specified social event
English > social occasion: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA vaguely specified social event.
Synonymsaffair, occasion, function, social function
Narrowercelebration, jubilationA joyful / joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
fundraiserA social function that is held for the purpose of raising money
partyAn occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
photo opportunity, photo opAn occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed
sleepoverAn occasion of spending a night away from home or having a guest spend the night in your home (especially as a party for children)
Broadersocial eventAn event characteristic of persons forming groups
Spanishacontecimiento, acto, acto social, función, ocasión, suceso
Catalanacte, acte social, esdeveniment, ocasió, succés

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