Bedeutung von “event” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ɪˈvent/
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This event marked a turning point in the country's history.He spoke about the day's events.The nation watched on TV as the tragic events unfolded.Bates gave his version of events to the police.Police are investigating the sequence of events that led to his death.

B1 something that happens, especially something important or unusual:

Local people have been shocked by recent events in the town.

B1 a race, party, competition, etc that has been organized for a particular time:

a social/sporting event
in the event UK

used to emphasize what did happen when it was not what you had expected:

In the event, we didn't need the extra money.
in the event of sth formal

if something happens:

An airbag could save your life in the event of an accident.
in any event

whatever happens:

I'm not sure if I'm coming on Friday, but in any event, I'll see you next week.
→ See also non-event

(Definition von “event” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)