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non i vent

  • n  an anticipated event that turns out to be far less significant than was expected

  • That the movie proves to be a nonevent has something to do with the clichs accruing around the cop genre (where the killer is always a cop), and more to do with the passing of .
  • But it's also something of a nonevent: the actual Federal Funds rate has already spent the past week and a half below 0.
  • The national psyche has been hurt, but for the financial markets, this is a nonevent.

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