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phenomenon — as in:  The phenomenon was observed...

It is a growing social phenomenon on high school campuses.
something that exists — especially something that can be seen or sensed and is of special interest
phenomenon — as in:  She is a phenomenon.

It’s a surprise phenomenon at the box office.
someone or something considered extraordinary

In philosophy, a phenomenon is something as known through the senses and is contrasted with a noumenon.
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