auspicious occasion

auspicious occasion

A celebratory or momentous event, situation, or circumstance. (Note that the meaning of auspicious here is slightly altered from its standard definition of favorable or timely.) We would like to invite you to the auspicious occasion of the marriage of our son, Luke, to his bride-to-be, Sophia. It was an auspicious occasion in the city, as people poured onto the streets to celebrate the queen's ascent to the throne.
See also: occasion
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There was an improving party assembled on the auspicious occasion, who knew what everything they had to eat and drink was made of, and how it was imported or exported, and in what quantities, and in what bottoms, whether native or foreign, and all about it.
I trust, Mr Garland, my dear Sir, that we may mutually congratulate each other upon this auspicious occasion.'
Mr Venus, if on this auspicious occasion, you should happen to have a drop of anything not quite so mild as tea in the 'ouse, I think I'd take the friendly liberty of asking you for a specimen of it.'
Piper in consequence for an unpleasantness originating in young Perkins' having "fetched" young Piper "a crack," renews her friendly intercourse on this auspicious occasion. The potboy at the corner, who is a privileged amateur, as possessing official knowledge of life and having to deal with drunken men occasionally, exchanges confidential communications with the policeman and has the appearance of an impregnable youth, unassailable by truncheons and unconfinable in station-houses.
The three friends dined together on the auspicious occasion; the factory and the factory wives and children made holiday and dined too; even Bleeding Heart Yard dined and was full of meat.
Earlier in the day, he visited the revered Siddhivinayak Temple in the city on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
30 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has exchanged cables of congratulations on the New Hijri Year 1441 with leaders of the GCC, Arab and Islamic countries, extending his best wishes of health and happiness and praying to Allah the Almighty for returns of the auspicious occasion with further welfare and blessings.
Dr Reza Baqir, Governor, State Bank personally participated in the drive by planting a tree on 14th August 2019 in Karachi while commemorating the auspicious occasion of the Independence Day of Pakistan.
On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, Aghosh Alkhidmat Gujranwala arranged a recreational trip for the Kohistani children to make their day full of colors and memorable.
CPO said that security arrangements have been finalized on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Azha.
Sheikh Saud bin Rashid received greetings on the auspicious occasion from Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Juma al Majid, Sheikhs, senior officials, dignitaries, businesspersons, citizens, among others.
KARACHI -- "On the auspicious occasion of Eidul Fitr, I wish to greet the Muslims throughout the world and of Pakistan in particular and pray for peace and prosperity in Pakistan, in our region and in the world".
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, has extended warm felicitations to the Christian Members of the Parliament and the Christian community on the auspicious occasion of Easter.
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, has extended warm felicitations to the Christian Members of the Parliament and the Christian community on the auspicious occasion of Easter.
ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, has extended warm felicitations to the Christian Members of the Parliament and the Christian community on the auspicious occasion of Easter.