Meaning of “in the event of something” in the English Dictionary

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"in the event of something" in American English

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in the event of something

also in the event that something happens

if something should happen:

In the event of an actual emergency, you will be told what to do.
In the event that the performance is canceled, you can get your money back.

(Definition of “in the event of something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)