in the event of something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "in the event of something" - American English Dictionary

in the event of something

(also in the event that something happens)
if something should happen: In the event of an actual emergency, you will be told what to do. In the event that the performance is canceled, you can get your money back.
(Definition of in the event of something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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