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nonevent
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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Non-events like this happen every day across our nation and around the world thanks to the work of standards organizations like ASABE.
We don't talk about non-events. We talk about things that happen, significant things.
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We don't focus on non-events in diplomatic practices," said MEA official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin.
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Diverting them to maliciously dreamed-up non-events almost certainly puts the lives of genuine victims at risk.
To the major print and broadcast media, which are notoriously pro-abortion, the pro-life marches were non-events. However, five days later, on January 27, when a much smaller number of left-wing demonstrators gathered in Washington to protest the war in Iraq, they were given extensive, sympathetic coverage.
It would certainly avoid the likelihood of the kind of non-events the fans were subjected to on Saturday.
making it one of the most significant non-events in history.