periodic event

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Noun1.periodic event - an event that recurs at intervalsperiodic event - an event that recurs at intervals  
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
migration - the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
oscillation, cycle - a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"
repeat, repetition - an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
sunrise - the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
sunset - the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon
heartbeat, beat, pulse, pulsation - the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
tide - the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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Speaking at the closing of the conference of governors, he also recommended organising this meeting every three months to make it a periodic event to assess the situation in regions and look at their concerns and outstanding issues.
This periodic event provides a unique opportunity to discuss and debate the impact and value-creation potential of digital in specific terms.
He managed to convince the British Tourism Board (BTB) in time of recession, that as a traditional English periodic event, he was a great attraction for foreign tourists.
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Most associations determine a normal business cycle (for most this would be one year, but for those with a periodic event that happens more or less frequently, it will vary) and set a goal of having one, one and a half, or even two times the amount of revenue normally collected during that cycle.
The authors suggest that last year's rapid onset of El Niqo, the periodic event in which upper ocean waters across much of the tropical Pacific Ocean become significantly warmer, may be one way in which the solar energy has reappeared.
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