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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·fall /bɪˈfɔl/
 (vt.)(vi.)降臨

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·fall v. t. [imp. Befell p. p. Befallen p. pr. & vb. n. Befalling.]  To happen to.
 I beseech your grace that I may know
 The worst that may befall me.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·fall, v. i. To come to pass; to happen.
    I have revealed . . . the discord which befell.   --Milton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 befall
      v 1: become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall
           her"; "What has become of my children?" [syn: bechance,
            betide]
      2: happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by
         chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These
         things befell" (Santayana) [syn: happen, bechance]
      [also: befell, befallen]