Meaning of EVENT in English


■ noun

1》 a thing that takes place.

↘a public or social occasion.

2》 each of several contests making up a sports competition.

3》 Physics a single occurrence of a process, e.g. the ionization of one atom.


in any ~ (or at all ~s ) whatever happens or may have happened.

in the ~

1》 as it turned out.

2》 ( in the ~ of/that ) if (the specified thing) happens.


~less adjective

~lessness noun


C16: from L. ~us , from evenire 'result, happen'.

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