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supervenes

verb
present tense third-person singular of supervene

Synonyms & Antonyms of supervenes

to come after in time
  • it was not the slow-spreading cancer that caused his death but a supervening heart attack

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supervened

supervenes

supervenient

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“Supervenes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supervenes. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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