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non-event

noun [C usually singular]
 
 
/ˌnɒn.ɪˈvent/ US  /ˌnɑːn-/ informal
a disappointing occasion which was not interesting, especially one which was expected to be exciting and important
(尤指不如预期的)令人扫兴之事
The party turned out to be a bit of a non-event - hardly anybody turned up.
结果聚会有点让人失望——几乎没什么人来参加。
Disappointing yourself and others
(Definition of non-event from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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