from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something that takes place. See Synonyms at occurrence.
- n. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of happen.
- adj. Busy, lively; vibrant, dynamic; fashionable.
- adj. Trendy, up-to-the-minute.
- n. Something that happens.
- n. A spontaneous or improvised event, especially one that involves audience participation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. something that happens; an occurrence; an event.
- n. An event that is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or important.
- n. An artistic or entertainment event that is unconventional, sometimes discontinuous, designed to evoke strong emotions, and sometimes involving participation by the audience.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An occurrence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an event that happens
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And I couldn't even use the Gift I'd been born with, the telepathy that would have let me know who to trust, how to protect myself, maybe even let me understand why the things that always seemed to be happening to me kept happening_ '
An estate upon condition is one which depends upon the happening _or not happening_ of some event.
To go as long as I have without something like this happening is a miracle.
Lizzy on Jul 3, 2008 one amendment to my post. i take back saying that the whole of what's "happening" is a joke. there is a strong, clear message behind it.
All I see happening is people trying to score political points.
I'm not saying it will happen, but the risk of it happening is real and one that you should approach with a little more humility and respect.
Whats happening is that these political operatives are using the TEA movement to get themselves elected and continue just as they did before.
I object to the term “nationalization” when what was happening is simply a liquidation (more to the point, a quick liquidation in a down market).
The only thing that can stop this from happening is an irrational attachment to having a weak public option provision part of a bill right now.
The only thing happening is that more of our soldiers are getting killed everyday.
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