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event

US [ɪˈvent]
UK [ɪ'vent]
  • n.大事;发生的事情;公开活动;社交场合
  • Web事件;比赛项目;一个事件
Plural Form:events  
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n.
1.
发生的事情;(尤指)重要事情,大事a thing that happens, especially sth important
The election was the main event of 2008.
那次选举是 2008 年的重大事件。
In the light of later events the decision was proved right.
从后来发生的事看,这一决定证明是正确的。
The decisions we take now may influence the course of events(= the way things happen) in the future.
我们现在作出的决定可能会对未来事情的发展产生影响。
Everyone was frightened by the strange sequence of events .
人人都因接二连三发生的怪事感到惊恐。
In the normal course of events(= if things had happened as expected) she would have gone with him.
要是事情发展顺利的话,她已同他一块儿走了。
2.
公开活动;社交场合a planned public or social occasion
a fund-raising event
筹款活动
the social event of the year
本年度最重要的社交活动
3.
(体育运动的)比赛项目one of the races or competitions in a sports programme
The 800 metres is the fourth event of the afternoon.
800 米赛是下午的第四项比赛。

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