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supervene

[ soo-per-veen ]
/ 藢su p蓹r藞vin /
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verb (used without object), su路per路vened, su路per路ven路ing.
to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous (sometimes followed by on or upon).
to ensue.
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Origin of supervene

1640鈥50; <Latin superven墨re, equivalent to super-super- + ven墨re to come

OTHER WORDS FROM supervene

su路per路ven路ience [soo-per-veen-yuhns], /藢su p蓹r藞vin y蓹ns/, su路per路ven路tion [soo-per-ven-shuhn], /藢su p蓹r藞v蓻n 蕛蓹n/, nounsu路per路ven路ient [soo-per-veen-yuhnt], /藢su p蓹r藞vin y蓹nt/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for supervene

supervene
/ (藢su藧p蓹藞vi藧n) /

verb (intr)
to follow closely; ensue
to occur as an unexpected or extraneous development

Derived forms of supervene

supervenience or supervention (藢su藧p蓹藞v蓻n蕛蓹n), noun

Word Origin for supervene

C17: from Latin superven墨re to come upon, from super- + ven墨re to come
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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