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to take place, usually without being planned
to happen, especially by chance
to happen, especially unexpectedly
to happen, take place, or begin to exist
to happen, or to be allowed to happen
to happen, or to develop
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
an afternoon full of crafts
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