a happening, especially an important, interesting, or unusual one
any of the race, competitions, etc. arranged as part of a day's sports
"in that event, the first possibility is excluded"
"it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
"the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"
"his decision had depressing consequences for business"
"he acted very wise after the event"
The events reported in the newspapers seemed too incredible to be taken seriously.
出自： V. Brittain
The fountain playing was an event; it had been turned off all through the war.
出自： V. Glendinning