Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “non-event”

See all translations

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “non-event” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More