Definition of supervenient in US English:

supervenient

adjective

  • 1Occurring as an interruption or change to an existing situation; subsequent.

    ‘a new supervenient system has emerged’
    1. 1.1Philosophy (of a fact or property) entailed by or consequent on the existence or establishment of another.
      ‘mental features are supervenient on neuronal features’
      ‘supervenient causation’

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