event
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occurrence)
a. el acontecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Back then, the arrival of the railway to town was quite an event.En aquel tiempo, la llegada del ferrocarril a la ciudad fue todo un acontecimiento.
b. el suceso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The events of that week changed the course of history.Los sucesos de esa semana cambiaron el curso de la historia.
2. (activity)
a. el evento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are several events organized for children.Se han organizado varios eventos para los niños.
b. el acto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A series of commemorative events took place across the country.Los actos conmemorativos se sucedieron en todo el país.
c. la prueba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(sports)
This year alone, we have sponsored two sports events.Solo en lo que va del año, hemos patrocinado dos pruebas deportivas.
3. (circumstance)
a. el caso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Open only in the event of my demise.Abrir solo en el caso de mi fallecimiento.
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event
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occurrence)
a. el acontecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in the course of eventsen el transcurso de los acontecimientos
in any eventen cualquier caso
in the event of fireen caso de incendio
in the event of her resigning…en caso de que dimita…
2. (in athletics)
a. la prueba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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event [ɪˈvent]
noun
1 (happening) acontecimiento (m)
this is quite an event! ¡esto es todo un acontecimiento!
in or during the course of events en el curso de los acontecimientos
in the normal course of events normalmente; por lo común
current events temas (m) de actualidad
to be expecting a happy event estar en estado de buena esperanza
to be wise after the event mostrar sabiduría cuando ya no hay remedio
2 (case)
at all eventsin any event pase lo que pase; en todo caso
in either event en cualquiera de los dos casos
in the event ... (Britain) resultó que ...
in the event of ... en caso de ...
in the event of his dying en caso de que muriese
in the event that ... en caso de que
in that event en ese caso
3 (in a programme) número (m); (ceremony) acto (m)
coming events atracciones (f) venideras
programme of events (civic) programa (m) de actos; (shows) programa (m) de atracciones
4 (Dep) prueba (f)
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