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incident

1. a relatively insignificant event that might have serious consequences, esp in international politics
2. a public disturbance
3. (esp of a beam of light or particles) arriving at or striking a surface

Incident

Subordinate to the whole scheme, but used to give points of reference along the way, and temporarily create interest.

incident

An occurrence other than an accident associated with the operation of an aircraft, which affects or could affect the safety of operation (ICAO).
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Only 8% of the respondents said the Philippines should forward the Recto Bank incident to the United Nations General Assembly.
The Governor also vowed to get to the roots of the incident, adding that devastating fire incidents of such will not be allowed to happen anywhere in the state.
The deceased and injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical facility while other members of the groups managed to flee after the incident.
The cause of the incident, was an alleged illicit relationship between the two victims, according to local police.
Wallace, 51, of Benton was sentenced to 43 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections for an incident of unlawful possession of methamphetamine that occurred Oct.
Last week, the Minister of Health Hala Zayed said during a session in parliament's health committee that the death incident of three kidney failure patients in Deyerb Negm Central Hospital is unjustified and is a big negligence.
A total of 44 incidents were record by the British Transport Police (BTP) in 2017-18 which involved Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Walsall, West Brom and Wolves fans in some way.
Using the newly expanded incident response network, managers are assigned based on the location of the incident, meaning Chubb cyber policyholders have access to local expertise around the world, 24 hours a day.
Sectarian incidents also covered targeted killings on sectarian grounds, killings in riots, etc.
CAIR said the largest number of incidents were hate crimes as opposed to such other problems as employment discrimination, which were on the decline.
The man pictured in the third image is being sought by police in relation to an incident on Chester Road in Gresford on July 23.
Data revealed that the total number of such incidents has increased year on year since 2012.