Phenomenon

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Definition

a phenomenon: a surprising event, circumstance or trend
noun

Examples

  • "Anyway, we're talking about the new phenomenon of 'e-books'."
  • "Sir Robert Bear MP, Shadow Secretary for the Environment, shocked Parliament yesterday by declaring that "the notion that climate change is a man-made phenomenon is pure poppycock"."
  • "The phenomenon varies from country to country, and many factors come into play."

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