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

 su·per·vene /ˌsupɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 su·per·vene /ˌsupɝˈvɪn/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Su·per·vene v. i. [imp. & p. p. Supervened p. pr. & vb. n. Supervening.]  To come as something additional or extraneous; to occur with reference or relation to something else; to happen upon or after something else; to be added; to take place; to happen.
    Such a mutual gravitation can never supervene to matter unless impressed by divine power.   --Bentley.
    A tyrany immediately supervened.   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : take place as an additional or unexpected development