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Meaning of “come about” - Learner’s Dictionary

come about

phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb ( past tense came, past participle come)
to happen, or start to happen: How did the idea for an arts festival come about?Occurring and happening
Translations of “come about”
in Korean 발생하다…
in Arabic يَحدُث…
in Portuguese suceder, ocorrer…
in Catalan passar, ocórrer…
in Japanese ~が生じる, ~が始まる…
in Italian accadere, avvenire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發生, 產生, 出現…
in Russian возникать…
in Turkish olmak, meydana gelmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发生, 产生, 出现…
in Polish powstawać…
(Definition of come about from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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