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happen  

EN[ˈhapən] [ˈhæpən] [-æpən]
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    Definition of happen in English Dictionary

  • VerbeSGhappensPRhappeningPT, PPhappenedSUF-en
    1. To occur or take place.
      1. Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around.
    2. To occur unexpectedly, by chance or with a low probability.
      1. Take an umbrella in case it happens to rain. ‎
      2. Do you happen to have an umbrella? ‎
    3. (followed by on or upon) To encounter by chance.
    4. Adverbe
      1. (obsolete or dialect) maybe, perhaps.
      2. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • They gave her room, all right, especially if her medium happened to be water color, as Judy was a grand splasher and spared neither water nor paint.
          • The geologic record registers a number of other things happening around the time of this superwave passage.
          • This result indicated ADSCs are alive after bioencapsulation but a possible cell loss might happen in a longer in vitro cell culture.
        2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • He sketched the accident, sticking to the facts as they had happened.
          • We had a terrible year so we agreed to turn back the clock and go on as if it hadn't happened.
          • I relive that horrible accident every night and wake screaming, just as I screamed when it happened.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adverbes
          • Adverbes incomparable
          • Morphèmes
            • Suffixes
              • Paroles de suffixe
                • Words suffixed with -en
            • Verbes
              • Verbes Catenative
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en happened
            2. en happens
            3. en happening
            4. fr happening
            5. fr happent
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of happen for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "happen" est un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un morphème, plus spécifiquement, un suffixe. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes catenative.
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