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event

e·vent

event

 
 
pronunciation:
ih vent
phrases:
in any event
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a distinct happening or occurrence; something that takes place.
synonyms:
affair, happening, incident, occasion, occurrence
similar words:
activity, business, episode, experience, instance, phenomenon, proceeding, thing
definition 2: a happening of significance.
synonyms:
milestone, occasion
similar words:
celebration, development, happening, incident, occurrence
definition 3: a social occasion.
synonyms:
affair
similar words:
celebration, ceremony, festival, festivity, function, gathering, get-together, occasion, party
definition 4: in sports, a specific contest in a series of contests, as in horse racing.
synonyms:
contest, feat, game
similar words:
competition, race, test, trial
phrase: in any event
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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-.