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    supervene upon

    supervene upon - Dictionary definition and meaning for word supervene upon

    Definition
    (verb) take the place or move into the position of
    Synonyms : replace , supercede , supersede , supplant
    Example Sentence
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school
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