event

  • 1 évent — [ evɑ̃ ] n. m. • esvent 1521; de éventer I ♦ 1 ♦ (1558) Orifice des narines chez les cétacés, situé sur le sommet de la tête. « Ses évents magnifiques, la superbe colonne d eau qu ils lancent à trente pieds » ( Michelet). 2 ♦ (1676) Techn.… …

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  • 2 event — UK US /ɪˈvent/ noun [C] ► an activity that is planned for a special purpose and usually involves a lot of people, for example, a meeting, party, trade show, or conference: manage/plan/organize an event »The marketing team is organizing an event… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 event — n 1: something that happens: occurrence 2: the issue or outcome of a legal action or proceeding as finally determined Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 4 event — 1. In the event of is a somewhat awkward prepositional phrase used in BrE to mean ‘if such and such (should happen)’. It is followed by a noun or verbal noun: • The 12 members of the Basle central bankers club have made reciprocal arrangements to …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 Event — est un mot anglais qui signifie évènement. Utilisé, en français dans le domaine de l art, il prend un sens particulier et précis. L event, en art contemporain, désigne une œuvre qui se caractérise par le fait que c est le spectateur qui la… …

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  • 6 event — Event. s. m. Espece de corruption, ou de mauvais goust dans les choses qu on mange & qu on boit. Ce lard, ce jambon sent l évent, a un goust d event. voila du vin qui a de l évent. Event, Se prend aussi dans quelques phrases seulement pour, L air …

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  • 7 Event — E*vent , n. [L. eventus, fr. evenire to happen, come out; e out + venire to come. See {Come}.] 1. That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad. The events of his early years. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 event — [ē vent′, ivent′] n. [OFr < L eventus, event, pp. of evenire, to happen < e , out + venire, COME] 1. a happening or occurrence, esp. when important 2. a particular contest or item in a program [the pole vault, high jump, and other events] 3 …

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  • 9 event — event·ful; event·less; event; non·event; event·ful·ly; event·ful·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 10 event — evént s. n., pl. evénturi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  EVÉNT s.n. (Sport) Probă, întrecere, cursă; spectacol sportiv; (p. ext.) rezultat bun, record. ♦ (Hipism) Pariu în care trebuie indicat câştigătorul din două… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 11 event — ► NOUN 1) a thing that happens or takes place. 2) a public or social occasion. 3) each of several contests making up a sports competition. ● in any event (or at all events) Cf. ↑in any event ● in the event Cf. ↑ …

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  • 12 event — 1570s, from M.Fr. event, from L. eventus occurrence, accident, event, fortune, fate, lot, issue, from pp. stem of evenire to come out, happen, result, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + venire to come (see VENUE (Cf. venue)). Event horizon …

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  • 13 Event — [ɪːˈvent] (dt. ‚Ereignis‘, von lat. eventus) steht für: eine Veranstaltung ein Ereignis zu Kommunikationszwecken, siehe Eventmarketing eine bestimmte transformierte Pflanzenzelle, siehe gentechnisch veränderte Pflanze ein geologisches Ereignis,… …

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  • 14 Event — [i vɛnt] der od. das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. event, dies über altfr. event zu lat. eventus, Part. Perf. von evenire, vgl. ↑evenieren> (Jargon) Veranstaltung, besonderes Ereignis …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 15 event — (izg. ivȅnt) m DEFINICIJA organizirani događaj za javnost [sportski event; društveni event] ETIMOLOGIJA engl. ← srfr. ← lat. eventus: dogoditi se …

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  • 16 event — [n1] occurrence, happening accident, act, action, advent, adventure, affair, appearance, business, calamity, case, catastrophe, celebration, ceremony, chance, circumstance, coincidence, conjuncture, crisis, deed, development, emergency, episode,… …

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  • 17 Event — Event,derod.das:⇨Ereignis,Fest(1) Event(besondere)Veranstaltung,Ereignis,Erlebnis,Wettkampf …

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  • 18 Event — Event: Das Fremdwort, dessen Bedeutung mit »Veranstaltung, besonderes Ereignis« wiedergegeben werden kann, wurde in der 2. Hälfte des 20. Jh.s aus gleichbed. engl. event entlehnt. Dieses geht zurück auf lat. eventus »Ereignis, Ausgang, Folge«,… …

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  • 19 Event — E*vent , v. t. [F. [ e]venter to fan, divulge, LL. eventare to fan, fr., L. e out + ventus wind.] To break forth. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 event — 1 incident, *occurrence, episode, circumstance Analogous words: *action, act, deed: exploit, *feat, achievement: *chance, accident, fortune: happening, befalling, transpiring (see HAPPEN) 2 * …

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