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event
American English: /əˈvɛnt/
British English: /ɪˈvɛnt/

Translation of event in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (happening, incident) events proved us right
    el desarrollo de los acontecimientos demostró que estábamos en lo cierto
    the events of that night
    los acontecimientos or los sucesos de aquella noche
    they were overtaken by events
    los acontecimientos les tomaron la delantera
    in the normal course of events
    en circunstancias normales
    theatrical event
    espectáculo (masculine) teatral
    a charitable event
    un espectáculo ( or certamen etc) con fines benéficos
    it was the sporting event of 1993
    fue el gran acontecimiento or (in Latin America also) evento deportivo de 1993
    Example sentences
    • It was simply bad luck that it pulled out, and even worse luck that such a rare event happens when I am on the boat.
    • They have also listened to the views of others - sometimes a rare event in local government.
    • It really is a rare event that one email can have our headquarters having a joint chuckle.
    1.2 (Sport)
    Example sentences
    • There are other sporting events that honour their champions with unique apparel.
    • When you talk about the death of people at a sporting event, the sport itself passes into the background.
    • It is feared that low-flying seagulls could disrupt events such as beach volleyball.
  • 2 (in phrases) in the eventshe was afraid he might be rude, but in the event …
    tenía miedo de que se portara groseramente, pero llegado el momento …
    in the event it was the boss herself who answered the phone
    resultó ser la jefa misma quien contestó el teléfono
    in the event of the reactor becoming overheated
    en caso de que el reactor se recalentara
    in the event that your wife predeceases you [formal]
    en el caso eventual or en el supuesto caso de que su mujer falleciera antes que usted
    in that event
    en ese caso
    in any/either event
    en todo/cualquier caso
    at all events after the event it's easy to be wise after the event
    es muy fácil hablar ( or criticar etc) a posteriori

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