ven-, vent-, veni-, ventu-

(Latin: come, coming)

Provenito in altum. (Latin motto)
May He appear on high.

Motto of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

revenue (s) (noun), revenues (pl)
1. That which comes in to one as a return from property or possessions, especially of an extensive kind: Revenue can be the income from any source, but especially when large and not directly earned.
2. The collective items or amounts that constitute an income: Revenue can especially be that of a person having extensive landed possessions, a ruler, city, state, etc.
3. The annual income of a government or state from all sources: Taxation by a political unit is one kind of revenue out of which the public expenses are defrayed.
4. The department of the civil service that deals with the collection of national funds: A revenue can make a request or order for tax which is unconditionally backed up by the state.
Semper ad eventum festinat. (Latin phrase)
He always hastens to the crisis.
souvenir (s) (noun), souvenirs (pl)
1. Something bought or kept as a reminder of a particular place or occasion; keepsake; a remembrance: When Ruth was visiting Marburg, Germany, she bought some tokens, dishtowels, and little spoons from the gift shop as souvenirs to take home with her.
2. Etymology: from Latin subvenire,, "to come into mind".
subvene (verb), subvenes; subvened; subvening
To happen or appear in a helpful way, especially in avoiding or preventing something: Arthur subvened just in time to save his brother from falling off the ladder!
subvention (s) (noun), subventions (pl)
1. A sum of money given by an official body, such as a government: A subvention is granted especially to an institution of learning, study, or research.
2. The giving of help or support: A subvention can be useful for relieving a burden or of bestowing financial aid or assistance.
3. The granting of pecuniary aid for the support of an undertaking: In order for Tom to start his new business, he asked the government for a subvention or subsidy.
supervene (verb), supervenes; supervened; supervening
1. To follow or come about unexpectedly, usually interrupting or changing what is going on; evolve: After Stella's knee operation, problems concerning the healing process supervened, causing her to miss out on school for a number of weeks.
2. To follow immediately after something: The wedding festivities supervened Jack and Heather's marriage service.
3. From Latin supervenire, literally "to come above".
supervention (s) (noun), superventions (pl)
1. A development or following as something extraneous, or unexpected: A supervention is an occurrence of some condition in addition to an already existing one.
2. The action of ensuing immediately after; materialization: The supervention of bacteria in the wound can occur if precautions are not observed carefully.
unconventional (adjective), more unconventional, most unconventional
1. Referring to something out of the usual; out of the ordinary; original; atypical: Kitty had a very individual, free-spirited, and unconventional hair style and color!
2. Concerning a person who does not conform to accepted standards, rules, practices, etc.: The new principal of the school had unconventional ways of conducting the staff meetings, one of which was that all the teachers sit in a circle.
unconventionality (s) (noun), unconventionalities (pl)
The condition or character of being original or different: Greg possessed the unconventionality of having ice cream for breakfast!
unconventionally (adverb), more unconventionally; most unconventionally
Referring to how a person appears, behaves, or does something in an unusual or unorthodox way: Audrey always did up her hair unconventionally and in a bizarre way so as to attract as much attention as possible.
uteroventral (adjective) (not comparable)
Concerning the abdomen and the uterus: When Valerie had her appointment at her gynaecologist's, she was informed that she had an uteroventral infection which was causing her pain and that needed immediate treatment.
venire, venire facias (s) (noun); venires; venire faciases (pl)
1. A judicial writ ordering a specific group of persons to appear: A venire facia is a writ or decree summoning certain people to be present in court for a selection of jurors.
2. Etymology: from medieval Latin venire facias, "You should cause to come."
ventose (adjective), more ventose, most ventose
Concerning a condition of flatulence; windy: Bruce had stomach and intestinal difficulties which his doctor described as being ventose symptoms of an infection in his bowels.
ventose, ventouse (s) (noun); ventoses; ventouses (pl)
In obstetrics and gynaecology, a device used to assist the delivery of a baby in difficult childbirths: A ventouse has the shape of a cup, is affixed to the fetal's head, and can draw out the baby by suction.