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event

noun adventure, affair, development, episode, exitus, experience, factum, hap, happening, incident, marked occurrence, milestone, occasion, occurrence, transaction
Associated concepts: contingent event, fortuitous event, fuuure event, person interested in the event, unforseen event, witness to an event
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be forseen, and no one is bound to expect it. Casus fortuitus non est supponendus. A fortuitous happening is not to be presumed.
See also: chance, development, experience, fact, fortuity, happening, incident, landmark, occasion, occurrence, outgrowth, particular
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The atomistic simplicity and the eventless repetitiveness of the Welle musical writing are analogous to the repetitive eventlessness and simplicity that qualify the type of time this form of music is artistically associated with.
The Holderlinian subject (at least in much of the middle and late work) remains aware of the human-divine relation as an encounter--not an immanent identity or eventless Nebeneinander--and thus preserves certain traditional religious attitudes rooted in the idea of a transcendent God.
Pacific is slow and eventless in comparison, though, with resultant levels for the WAust/China ore run only marginally up at USD 7.
But it would be foolhardy to expect the summer to be as eventless as the winter.
When I planned my two weeks trip to Tunisia earlier this month, I envisioned peaceful, eventless visits to the old palaces, domed mosques and minarets, the country's medinas (old cities surrounded by walls) and Kasbahs (fortresses typically built on the top of hills to serve for defensive purposes), interesting views of Punic, Carthaginian, Roman and Ottoman ruins and mosaics, ancient synagogues, Kairouan the fourth-holiest site in Islam, green Oases and the dunes of the Sahara desert as well as the famous Middle Eastern hospitality and food (being an immigrant from the Middle East, the latter was of special appeal to me).
This eventless temporality was an invention of Stalin, whose policy of "revolution in one country" closed the borders in the late '20s and put the Bolshevik project on hold, turning a moment of revolutionary transition into a perpetual state of inertia.
This journey is quite eventless and monotonous with people staring absent-mindedly through the window; the same old expatriate driver and crawling traffic.
the conception of different legal spaces superimposed, interpenetrated and mixed in our minds as much as in our actions, in occasions of qualitative leaps or sweeping crises in our life trajectories as well as in the dull routine of eventless everyday life.
The earlier period was practically eventless by contrast, except for Ayub Khan's 1967 state visit to Romania.