Translation of "event" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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eventnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˈvent/ us /ɪˈvent/

B1 anything that happens, especially something important or unusual

This year's Olympic Games will be the biggest ever sporting event. 今年的奧林匹克運動會將是歷史上規模最大的體育盛事。
Susannah's party was the social event of the year. 蘇珊娜辦的派對是當年社交界的一大盛事。
The police are trying to determine the series of events that led up to the murder. 警方正試圖順藤摸瓜,查清引發謀殺的一連串事件。

B1 one of a set of races or competitions

The women's 200 metre event will be followed by the men's 100 metres. 女子200公尺賽跑之後是男子100公尺賽跑項目。
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. 我們本以爲會遲到一小時,結果竟然提前到了。
in the event of sth

C1 if something happens

In the event of a strike, the army will take over responsibility for firefighting. 如果發生罷工,部隊將承擔起消防職責。
in any event C1 UK also at all events

whatever happens

I might go home next month, but in any event, I'll be home for Christmas. 我也許下個月回家,但無論如何,我都會在家過聖誕節。
in either event

in either of two situations

I can't decide whether to accept the New York or the Chicago job, but in either event I'll have to move. 我無法決定是去劍橋還是倫敦工作,但無論哪種情況我都得搬家。
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. 我搭乘的班機可能會延誤,如果是那樣我會打電話通知你。

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(Translation of “event” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)