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e-, 向外。-vent, 来，词源同advent, venue. 引申义最终来到的，发生的。
- event (n.)
- 1570s, "the consequence of anything" (as in in the event that); 1580s, "that which happens;" from Middle French event, from Latin eventus "occurrence, accident, event, fortune, fate, lot, issue," from past participle stem of evenire "to come out, happen, result," from assimilated form of ex- "out" (see ex-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Meaning "a contest or single proceeding in a public sport" is from 1865. Events as "the course of events" is attested from 1842. Event horizon in astrophysics is from 1969.
- 1. The birth of a live healthy baby is a truly blessed event.
- 2. The event will go ahead as planned in Sheffield next summer.
- 3. Olga Korbut single-handedly turned gymnastics into a major event.
- 4. For all its drama, the event was not unexpected.
- 5. This year's event consisted of readings, lectures and workshops.
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