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event

 
Noun event has 4 senses
  1. event - something that happens at a given place and time
    --1 has particulars:
     group action; might-have-been; nonevent; happening, occurrence, natural event; social event; miracle; migration; makeup; Fall
  2. event, case - a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
    --2 is a kind of circumstance
  3. event - a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
    --3 is a kind of
    physical phenomenon
  4. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
    --4 is a kind of phenomenon
    --4 has particulars:
     offspring, materialization, materialisation; aftereffect; aftermath, wake, backwash; bandwagon effect; brisance; butterfly effect; by-product, byproduct; change; coattails effect; Coriolis effect; dent; domino effect; harvest; impact, wallop; influence; knock-on effect; outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset; product; placebo effect; position effect; repercussion, reverberation; response; side effect, fallout; spillover
    Derived form: verb eventuate1
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