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non-event

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌnɒn.ɪˈvent/ us    /ˌnɑːn-/ informal
a disappointing occasion that was not interesting, especially one which was expected to be exciting and important: The party turned out to be a bit of a non-event - hardly anybody turned up.
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