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life event

noun

a major event that changes a person's status or circumstances, such as giving birth, marriage, divorce, death of spouse, loss of job

Examples

Life events are very often discussed in terms of stress.

Word Origin

by 1862

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  • The trees do not bear early, but are regular in bearing after this life event begins.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick

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