incident


incident
01. The school principal is investigating an [incident] at the school in which two children threatened to beat up another child if he didn't give them his lunch money.
02. The riot at the prison started as a result of an [incident] in which an inmate was beaten up by a couple of guards.
03. Any violent [incidents] which occur must be immediately reported to the principal.
04. Two people are dead, and five injured as a result of three separate [incidents] which occurred during the long weekend.
05. Police reported no [incidents] at the three-day music festival.
06. The terrorist attack in London was the worst [incident] to hit the city since the IRA bombings of the past.
07. There has been a noticeable drop in the [incidence] of crime in the area since the teen center opened up.
08. He was interviewed on television regarding an [incident] in which he claimed to have seen a UFO.
09. A young boy was badly beaten this past weekend during an [incident] in which a group of drunk teenagers began arguing outside a nightclub.
10. According to local authorities, there were no violent [incidents] to report this Halloween, which is an improvement over last year.
11. Islamic members of our community have reported an increase in racist [incidents] since the terrorist attacks of September 11th.
12. In 1984, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that a host may be held partly responsible for serving alcohol to persons later involved in drunk-driving [incidents].
13. In 1969, customers at a gay bar in New York clashed with police in an [incident] considered by many to be the birth of the homosexual rights movement.
14. Billions of dollars have been spent on cancer research in the last forty years, yet the [incidence] of cancer continues to increase.
15. Police have found a strong correlation between cheap drink nights and the number of [incidents] that occur next to drinking establishments.
16. Eknath Easwaran once noted that our behavior in little every [incident] tells us a great deal.

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  • incident — INCIDÉNT, Ă, incidenţi, te, s.n., adj. I. s.n. 1. Întâmplare neaşteptată (şi neplăcută) care apare în desfăşurarea unei acţiuni. ♢ Incident de frontieră = ciocnire armată între forţele grănicereşti a două state vecine. ♦ Greutate, dificultate. 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • incident — in·ci·dent 1 / in sə dənt, ˌdənt/ n 1: a distinct occurrence or event an incident of sexual harassment 2: a subordinate, dependent, or consequential element the search was a legitimate incident to the arrest child support and other incident s of… …   Law dictionary

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  • Incident — may refer to:* A property of a graph (mathematics) (see also glossary of graph theory) *Incident, Culfest of NITK Surathkal, a cultural festival of The National Institute of Technology in Surathkal, Karnataka, India * Incident management, the… …   Wikipedia

  • incident — incident, incidental adjectives. Incident has been almost entirely replaced as an adjective by incidental, so that a sentence such as Those in the highest station have their incident cares and troubles now sounds decidedly dated. This freeing of… …   Modern English usage

  • Incident — In ci*dent, a. [L. incidens, entis, p. pr. & of incidere to fall into or upon; pref. in in, on + cadere to fall: cf. F. incident. See {Cadence}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incident — [in′sə dənt] adj. [OFr < ML < prp. of L incidere, to fall upon < in , on + cadere, to fall: see CASE1] 1. likely to happen as a result or concomitant; incidental (to) [the cares incident to parenthood] 2. falling upon, striking, or… …   English World dictionary

  • Incident — In ci*dent, n. [Cf. F. incident.] 1. That which falls out or takes place; an event; casualty; occurrence. [1913 Webster] 2. That which happens aside from the main design; an accidental or subordinate action or event. [1913 Webster] No person, no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incident — ► NOUN 1) an event or occurrence. 2) a violent event, such as an attack. 3) the occurrence of dangerous or exciting events: the plane landed without incident. ► ADJECTIVE 1) (incident to) resulting from. 2) (of light or other radiation) falling …   English terms dictionary

  • incident — incìdent m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA nepredviđen događaj, nemio slučaj [izazvati incident; došlo je do incidenta]; izgred ETIMOLOGIJA srlat. incidens ← lat. incidere: upasti, dogoditi se …   Hrvatski jezični portal


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