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- (logic, philosophy, of a set of properties) In a relationship with another set such that membership in the other set implies membership in the present set
- If mental properties are supervenient on physical properties, people with identical bodies will also have identical minds.
- Supervening; occurring subsequently; coming after something, especially when not causally connected.
- John A. Simpson and Edmund S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “supervenient”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.