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to begin to happen or take place
to start happening or existing
if a particular situation or problem arises, it begins to exist or to develop
to happen, take place, or begin to exist
to begin to exist or appear for the first time
to start to exist, or to start to be noticeable
if something unpleasant sets in, it starts to happen and have an effect, and is not likely to stop for a long time
to start to exist
if things fall or fit into place, they start to happen in the way that you want them to
English version of thesaurus of to start to exist or happen
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
a small fish with sharp points along its back that lives in rivers
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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