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happening (upon)

verb
present participle of happen (upon)

Synonyms & Antonyms of happening (upon)

to come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face
  • happened upon the hotel manager in the lobby and promptly complained about the room

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“Happening (upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/happening%20%28upon%29. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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