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  1. supervene

    • IPA[ˌso͞opərˈvēn]

    美式

    • v.
      occur later than a specified or implied event or action, typically in such a way as to change the situation;(of a fact or property) be entailed by or consequent on the existence or establishment of another
    • verb: supervene, 3rd person present: supervenes, gerund or present participle: supervening, past tense: supervened, past participle: supervened

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    動詞

    • 1. occur later than a specified or implied event or action, typically in such a way as to change the situation he had appendicitis and as complications supervened, refrained from work for months
    • (of a fact or property) be entailed by or consequent on the existence or establishment of another the view that mental events supervene upon physical ones
    • adj.
      occurring as an interruption or change to an existing situation: any plan is liable to be disrupted by supervening events

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      occurring as an interruption or change to an existing situation: any plan is liable to be disrupted by supervening events

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˌsuːpəˈviːn]

    英式

    • v.
      occur as an interruption or change to an existing situation: he had appendicitis and as complications supervened, refrained from work for months

    Oxford Dictionary