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e.g. principle, consideration, jurisdiction
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supervening cause noun


an event which happens independently of a chain of events (=the stages of an incident) and which becomes the cause (=the reason why something happens) of an injury or loss
The supervening cause of the revocation of the power of attorney was the mental incapacity of the proxy.

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