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Verb: supervene  ,soo-pu(r)'veen
  1. Take place as an additional or unexpected development
    "The naturalist might try to meet this objection by holding that moral properties supervene necessarily on certain natural states"

Derived forms: supervened, supervening, supervenes

Type of: come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

Encyclopedia: Supervene