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English definition of “non-event”

non-event

noun [C usually singular]     /ˌnɒn.ɪˈvent/ US  /ˌnɑːn-/ informal
a disappointing occasion that was not interesting , especially one which was expected to be exciting and important : The party turned out to be a bit of a non-event - hardly anybody turned up.Disappointing yourself and others
(Definition of non-event noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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