event translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "event" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C]
anything that happens, especially something important or unusual
This year's Olympic Games will be the biggest ever sporting event.
Susannah's party was the social event of the year.
The police are trying to determine the series of events that led up to the murder.
Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters
one of a set of races or competitions
The women's 200 metre event will be followed by the men's 100 metres.
AthleticsParts and stages of competitions
in the event UK used to emphasize that what happened was not what you expected
We had expected to arrive an hour late, but in the event we were early.
Not expected or planned
in the event of sth if something happens
In the event of a strike, the army will take over responsibility for firefighting.
Occurring and happening
in any event ( UK also at all events) whatever happens
I might go home next month, but in any event, I'll be home for Christmas.
Occurring and happening
in either event in either of two situations
I can't decide whether to accept the Cambridge or the London job, but in either event I'll have to move house.
Occurring and happening
in that event if that happens
There's a possibility of my flight being delayed. In that event I'll phone to let you know.
Occurring and happening
(Definition of event from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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