event

  • 21 event — noun 1 sth that happens ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, important, major, significant ▪ historic, key, landmark, life changing …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 22 event — n. 1) a disastrous; dramatic; historical; literary; major; outstanding; sensational; significant; social; spectacular; sporting; tragic event 2) a media event (to stage a media event) 3) a blessed event ( a birth ) 4) current events 5) (sports)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23 event — e|vent W1S1 [ıˈvent] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(interesting/exciting)¦ 2¦(social gathering)¦ 3¦(race/competition)¦ 4 in any/either event 5 in the event 6 in the event of something 7 in the normal course of events ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin:… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 event —    by Cliff Stagoll   Deleuze introduced the concept of the event in The Logic of Sense to describe instantaneous productions intrinsic to interactions between various kinds of forces. Events are changes immanent to a confluence of parts or… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 25 event —    by Cliff Stagoll   Deleuze introduced the concept of the event in The Logic of Sense to describe instantaneous productions intrinsic to interactions between various kinds of forces. Events are changes immanent to a confluence of parts or… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 26 event */*/*/ — UK [ɪˈvent] / US noun Word forms event : singular event plural events 1) a) [countable] something that happens, especially something that involves several people the most traumatic event of my life events surrounding something: Police questioned… …

    English dictionary

  • 27 event — e|vent [ ı vent ] noun count *** 1. ) something that happens, especially something that involves several people: the most traumatic event of my life a chain/sequence/series of events: The investigation uncovered a chain of events that could have… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28 event — [[t]ɪve̱nt[/t]] ♦ events 1) N COUNT An event is something that happens, especially when it is unusual or important. You can use events to describe all the things that are happening in a particular situation. ...the events of Black Wednesday.… …

    English dictionary

  • 29 event — noun 1 INTERESTING/EXCITING (C) something that happens, especially something important, interesting or unusual: the most important events of 1994 | The article discusses the events which led up to the prime minister s resignation. | sequence of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 30 Event — The word event can have several meanings:In culture and social life:* Festival, for example a musical event * Ceremony, for example a marriage * Competition, for example a sports competition * Party, for example a birthday party * Convention… …

    Wikipedia

  • 31 ÉVENT — s. m. Altération causée par l impression de l air, dans les aliments ou dans les liqueurs, et qui en détruit, en affaiblit ou en corrompt le goût. Du lard qui sent l évent. Du vin qui sent l évent, qui a de l évent. ÉVENT, se prend, dans quelques …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 32 event — eventless, adj. /i vent /, n. 1. something that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence, esp. one of some importance. 2. the outcome, issue, or result of anything: The venture had no successful event. 3. something that occurs in a… …

    Universalium

  • 33 évent — (é van) s. m. 1°   L exposition au vent, le grand air. Mettre des marchandises, des hardes à l évent.    Donner de l évent à une pièce de vin, y donner de l air en faisant une petite ouverture par en haut.    Fig. et familièrement. Avoir la tête… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 34 event*/*/*/ — [ɪˈvent] noun [C] 1) something that happens the most important event of my life[/ex] a series of events[/ex] 2) an organized occasion such as a party or sports competition The concert is an annual event.[/ex] Staff at the hospital helped to… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 35 Event — Vorstellung; Veranstaltung; Fest; Darbietung * * * Event 〈[ivɛ̣nt] m. 6 oder n. 15〉 (bes.) Ereignis, Veranstaltung, Wettkampf [engl.] * * * Event [i vɛnt ], der od. das; s, s [engl. event < afrz. event < lat. eventus, zu: eve …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 36 event — 01. The Lantern Festival has become a popular annual [event] in Esquimalt. 02. We had a really [eventful] day; we went to the lake by bicycle, had supper at a restaurant, went for a walk by the ocean, and then almost got in a car accident on the… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 37 event — /əˈvɛnt / (say uh vent), /i / (say ee ) noun 1. anything that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence, especially one of some importance. 2. the fact of happening: to wait for the event of a disaster. 3. a specified meteorological… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 38 Évent — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Évent (homonymie). Évent d une baleine blanche, un cétacé à dent. En biologie, l évent correspond à la …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 39 event — e•vent [[t]ɪˈvɛnt[/t]] n. 1) something that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence, esp. one of some importance 2) something that occurs in a certain place during a particular interval of time 3) the outcome, issue, or result of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 40 ÉVENT — n. m. Exposition au vent, à l’air. Mettre des marchandises, des hardes à l’évent. Par analogie, Donner de l’évent à une pièce de vin, Y donner de l’air en faisant une petite ouverture par en haut. Fig. et fam., Avoir la tête à l’évent, Avoir… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)