event

Part of speech: noun

Anything that happens.

Part of speech: noun

The result of any action.

Part of speech: noun

A contingent occurrence.

Part of speech: noun

One incident in a series, as of games.

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Usage examples "event":

  1. The First Consul regarded this little event as one of the favours of fortune. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
  2. The event had wrought in the boy a great change. - "The Prelude to Adventure", Hugh Walpole.
  3. Another event occurred this year of which mention should be made in this connection. - "Thirty Years in the Itinerancy", Wesson Gage Miller.