f@ na m@ n@n [or] f@ na m@ nan
definition 1: a perceptible occurrence or fact.
example: We witnessed the phenomenon of the aurora borealis when we were visiting Alaska.
example: Tornadoes and hurricanes are severe weather phenomena.
definition 2: an unusual or rare occurrence or fact, often one that cannot be explained; marvel.
example: The popularity of the British rock group the Beatles was a phenomenon in the 1960s.
example: The growing of a 1500-pound pumpkin was a phenomenon.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun phenomenon (or the plural phenomena)
VERB + phenomenon: explain ~ , observe ~ , understand ~ , study ~ , describe ~ , investigate ~ , experience ~ , explore ~ , witness ~ , discover ~ , predict ~ , encounter ~ , document ~ , analyze ~ , simulate ~ , interrelate ~