non-event


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non-event

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noun flop (informal), failure, disappointment, fiasco, dud (informal), washout, clunker (informal) Unfortunately, the entire evening was a total non-event.
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non-event

[ˌnonɪˈvent] Nfracaso m, fiasco m
it was a non-eventfue un fiasco

non-event

[ˈnɒnɪˈvɛnt] ndelusione f
the party turned out to be a non-event → la festa è stata deludente or una delusione
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My brother and I expected big flags and banners but the actual moment you crossed the border, with its wee road sign, always seemed a non-event.
Prestatyn were also hit by the weather for the second consecutive week with their game at St Helens Recs washed out, following a similar non-event against Skelmersdale the previous week.
Mr and Mrs Rees, by email WHAT a non-event the civic reception at St Andrew's was.
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What arrests the recall then stifles the mind, A simple non-response of a non-event kind.
A non-declared non-event that never happened lives in the never-never black ops zone of public reporting?
Kyle made us look much more of a threat going forward once he came on after the first half, which was a non-event, with our midfield being largely ineffective.
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The Academy Awards themselves are highly dubious because they're presented by the film industry to itself - but the nominations are, or should be, a total non-event.