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incident

noun uk   us   /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.without incident with nothing unpleasant or unusual happening: Despite fears of violence, the demonstration passed off without incident.
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adjective uk   /ˈɪn.sɪ.dənt/ specialized
touching or hitting the surface of something: an incident ray/wave
Translations of “incident”
in Arabic حادِث…
in Korean 사건, 사고…
in Malaysian kejadian…
in French incident…
in Turkish olay, vaka, hadise…
in Italian episodio, incidente…
in Chinese (Traditional) (不愉快或不尋常的)事件…
in Russian случай, происшествие…
in Polish wydarzenie, incydent, zajście…
in Vietnamese sự kiện…
in Spanish incidente, suceso…
in Portuguese incidente…
in Thai เหตุการณ์…
in German der Vorfall…
in Catalan incident…
in Japanese 出来事, 事故…
in Indonesian kejadian…
in Chinese (Simplified) (不愉快或不寻常的)事件…
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