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English definition of “happening”

happening

noun [C usually plural]     /ˈhæp.ən.ɪŋ/
something that has happened: Recent happenings on the money markets can be interpreted in various ways.Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters a performance or similar event that happens without preparationSpectacles and performances
(Definition of happening noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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