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event

e·vent

event

 
pronunciation:
ih vent
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part of speech: noun
definition: something that happens, especially an important thing that happens.
The newspaper reports on current world events.
synonyms:
affair, occasion
similar words:
activity, experience, instance
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  advertise, advertisement, game
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The word event contains the following part:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.