supervenient

supervene

[soo-per-veen]
verb (used without object), supervened, supervening.
1.
to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous (sometimes followed by on or upon ).
2.
to ensue.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin supervenīre, equivalent to super- super- + venīre to come

supervenience [soo-per-veen-yuhns] , supervention [soo-per-ven-shuhn] , noun
supervenient [soo-per-veen-yuhnt] , adjective
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supervene (ˌsuːpəˈviːn)
 
vb
1.  to follow closely; ensue
2.  to occur as an unexpected or extraneous development
 
[C17: from Latin supervenīre to come upon, from super- + venīre to come]
 
super'venience
 
n
 
supervention
 
n

supervenient (ˌsuːpəˈviːnɪənt)
 
adj
1.  supervening
2.  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

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supervene
1594 (implied in supervenient), from L. supervenire "come on top of," from super "over, upon" (see super-) + venire "come."
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