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Event


EVENT', noun [Latin eventus, evenio; e and venio, to come.]

1. That which comes, arrives or happens; that which falls out; any incident good or bad.

There is one event to the righteous and to the wicked. Ecclesiastes 9:2.

2. The consequence of any thing; the issue; conclusion; end; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations terminates. The event of the campaign was to being about a negotiation for peace.

EVENT', verb intransitive To break forth. [Not used.]