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 event event /iːˈvɛnt/

noun

  1. () Something that happens at a given place and time  ( event )
    something that happens at a given place and time
     The Winter Olympics is a major sporting event
    The Winter Olympics is a major sporting event
  2. () A special set of circumstances  ( event , case )
    a special set of circumstances
     In that event, the first possibility is excluded
    in that event, the first possibility is excluded
     It may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled
    it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled
  3. A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon  ( event , issue , upshot , outcome , consequence , result , effect )
    a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
     The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
     His decision had depressing consequences for business
    his decision had depressing consequences for business
     He acted very wise after the event
    he acted very wise after the event
  4. (physics) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory  ( event )
    (physics) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory