in the event of

idiom

: if (something) happens
In the event of rain , the ceremony will be held indoors.
I can call for help in the event of an emergency.

Examples of in the event of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While German weather services are expected to continue even in the event of an emergency, authorities could ban or restrict the publication of forecasts. Sophie Tanno, CNN, 9 June 2024 Except as required by law, Moderna disclaims any intention or responsibility for updating or revising any forward-looking statements contained in this press release in the event of new information, future developments or otherwise. Kansas City Star, 7 June 2024 The company is offering a new Home Internet Backup plan starting at $30 per month (including an autopay discount) that’s designed to supplement your cable or fiber internet connection in the event of an outage. Allison Johnson, The Verge, 5 June 2024 That’s important not just to prevent air leaks, but to establish that the spacecraft can serve as a shelter-in-place haven in the event of an emergency like a sudden depressurization of the station, a fire, or a toxic ammonia leak from the coolant system used in the ISS’s American modules. Jeffrey Kluger, TIME, 5 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for in the event of 

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“In the event of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20event%20of. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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