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    event - Dictionary definition and meaning for word event

    Definition
    (noun) something that happens at a given place and time Definition
    (noun) a special set of circumstances
    Synonyms : case
    Example Sentence
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled
    Definition
    (noun) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory Definition
    (noun) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    Synonyms : consequence , effect , issue , outcome , result , upshot
    Example Sentence
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
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