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event

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪˈvent/
an activity that is planned for a special purpose and usually involves a lot of people, for example, a meeting, party, trade show, or conference: manage/plan/organize an event The marketing team is organizing an event for their new product launch. a promotional/publicity/marketing event industry/trade/corporate events →  See also event management , event manager , event marketing , event planning
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