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English definition of “incident”

incident

noun [C/U] (EVENT)   /ˈɪn·sə·dənt, -ˌdent/
an event, esp. one that is either unpleasant or unusual: [C] Many shipping companies do not report incidents of piracy, for fear of raising their insurance rates. [U] The demonstration took place without incident.
(Definition of incident noun (EVENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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