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pseudo-event

Syllabification: pseu·do-e·vent
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞odōēˌvent/

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Definition of pseudo-event in English:

noun

informal
An event arranged or brought about merely for the sake of the publicity or entertainment value it generates: since real cultural events do not always occur on schedule, we invent pseudo-events for tour operators

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