in the event of something Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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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 ​actualemergency, you will be told what to do. In the event that the ​performance is ​canceled, you can get ​yourmoney back.
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