[ soo-per-veen ]
/ ˌsu pərˈvin /
verb (used without object), su·per·vened, su·per·ven·ing.
to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous (sometimes followed by on or upon).
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OTHER WORDS FROM supervenesu·per·ven·ience [soo-per-veen-yuh ns] /ˌsu pərˈvin yəns/, su·per·ven·tion [soo-per-ven-shuh n] /ˌsu pərˈvɛn ʃən/, nounsu·per·ven·ient [soo-per-veen-yuh nt] /ˌsu pərˈvin yənt/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for supervenient (1 of 2)
/ (ˌsuːpəˈviːnɪənt) /
philosophy (of a property) inseparable from the other properties of something. Two objects may be identical except that one is red and the other not, but they cannot be identical except that one is beautiful and the other not; beauty is thus a supervenient property
British Dictionary definitions for supervenient (2 of 2)
/ (ˌsuːpəˈviːn) /
to follow closely; ensue
to occur as an unexpected or extraneous development
Derived forms of supervenesupervenience or supervention (ˌsuːpəˈvɛnʃən), noun
Word Origin for supervene
C17: from Latin supervenīre to come upon, from super- + venīre to come
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