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event British & World English

A thing that happens or takes place, especially one of importance

event English Thesaurus

the school trip was an annual event

non-event British & World English

An unexpectedly dull or insignificant event or occasion

happy event British & World English

The birth of a baby

media event British & World English

An event staged primarily to attract publicity

credit event British & World English

A default, bankruptcy, or other situation which is recognized as affecting the creditworthiness of a country or organization and which may trigger insurance payments as defined in a credit default swap

event-filled British & World English

Containing many interesting or exciting events; eventful

event horizon British & World English

A notional boundary around a black hole beyond which no light or other radiation can escape

pseudo-event British & World English

An event arranged or brought about merely for the sake of the publicity or entertainment value it generates

in any event British & World English

Whatever happens or may have happened

in the event British & World English

As it turns (or turned) out

event creation British & World English

The activity of planning, organizing, and staging public events

in the event that British & World English

If; should it happen that

be wise after the event British & World English

Understand and assess a situation only after its implications have become obvious

in any event in event British & World English

Whatever happens or may have happened

in the event in event British & World English

As it turns (or turned) out

field events British & World English

Athletic sports other than races, such as throwing and jumping events

track events British & World English

Athletic events that take place on a running track

be wise after the event in wise1 British & World English

Understand and assess a situation only after its implications have become obvious

in the event in event English Thesaurus

in the event, they squabbled and the plan fell through

in any event/at all events in event English Thesaurus

he is going to prison in any event, guilty plea or not