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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An anticipated occurrence that turns out to be far less significant than was expected.

Usage examples (36)
  • Harrah's spokesman Gary Thompson calls the seizure of funds a "nonevent" that won't slow online gambling or the company's lobbying efforts.
  • And if he doesn't participate, it will be a nonevent.
  • ROBERT LEVY, CATO INSTITUTE: It's actually a nonevent.
  • OF AMERICA: January 23, we believe, will be a nonevent. for more
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