Meaning of EVENT in English
n. 25B6; noun
an annual event : OCCURRENCE, happening, proceeding, incident, affair, circumstance, occasion, phenomenon; function, gathering; informal bash, do.
the team lost the event : COMPETITION, contest, tournament, round, heat, match, fixture; race, game, bout.
25A0; in any event/at all events REGARDLESS, whatever happens, come what may, no matter what, at any rate, in any case, anyhow, anyway, even so, still, nevertheless, nonetheless; N. Amer. informal anyways.
25A0; in the event AS IT TURNED OUT, as it happened, in the end; as a result, as a consequence.
Concise Oxford thesaurus English vocabulary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка тезаурус. 2012