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English definition of “incident”

incident

noun     /ˈɪn.sɪ.dənt/
B2 [C] an event that is either unpleasant or unusual: an isolated/serious/unfortunate incident A youth was seriously injured in a shooting incident on Saturday night.Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters without incident with nothing unpleasant or unusual happening: Despite fears of violence, the demonstration passed off without incident.Peaceful and tranquil
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