The definition of an event is something that takes place.(noun)
An example of an event is the prom dance for a high school.
Event is defined as a particular contest which is part of a program of contests.(noun)
An example of an event is the long jump at a school’s field day.
See event in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L eventus, event, pp. of evenire, to happen < e-, out + venire, come
See event in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin ēventus
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of ēvenīre, to happen
Origin: : ē-, ex-, ex-
Origin: + venīre, to come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.
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