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verb [intransitive] arise pronunciation in British English /əˈraɪz/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlearising
past tensearose
past participlearisen
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    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?


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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