subvene

subvene

[suhb-veen]
verb (used without object), subvened, subvening.
to arrive or occur as a support or relief.

Origin:
1750–60; < Latin subvenīre, equivalent to sub- sub- + venīre to come

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subvene (səbˈviːn)
 
vb
rare (intr) to happen in such a way as to be of assistance, esp in preventing something
 
[C18: from Latin subvenīre, from venīre to come]

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