event  

  • Pronunciation of event: IH0 V EH1 N T (ɪ'vɛnt)

  • Number of syllables of event: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of event

  • Definition of event

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

    • In this case the information on the event could be given in Joe the Plumber.  
    • The event antedated the cause.  
    • The solution is to assign the mitigation plan to an event or event chain.  
    • The people devised the event.  
    • The organization abrogated the event.  
    • The guest hosts at the event are the players competing in the event.  
    • The event is bicentennial one.  
    • However, the act of observing this event determines the outcome of the event.  
    • That event forebodes the collapse.  
    • The event has since grown rapidly, becoming a popular semiannual event.  

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