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verb [intransitive] arise pronunciation in British English /əˈraɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyarise
he/she/itarises
present participlearising
past tensearose
past participlearisen
  1. 1
    if a particular situation or problem arises, it begins to exist or to develop
    Problems arose over plans to build a new supermarket here.
    if the need arises: We can have another meeting if the need arises.
    1. a.
      to exist or start developing because of something
      Some confusion has arisen as a result of the new system.
      arise from/out of: Did anything interesting arise from the meeting?

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