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eventˈvɛnt/noun
pluralevents
event
ˈvɛnt/
noun
pluralevents
Learner's definition of EVENT  
[count]
: something (especially something important or notable) that happens
— see also current events
   b : a planned occasion or activity (such as a social gathering)
— see also media eventnonevent
: any one of the contests in a sports program

at all events

orin any event
— used to say that what is being said is true no matter what other things may or may not happen or be true

in the event

chiefly British
: when something that was planned or thought about actually happened

in the event of

: if (something) happens

in the event (that)

: if it happens that (something occurs)
: if

overtaken by events

— see overtake
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