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tran·se·unt

 (trăn′sē-ənt)
adj. Philosophy
Productive of effects outside the mind.

[Latin trānsiēns, trānseunt-, present participle of trānsīre, to go over; see transient.]

transeunt

(ˈtrænsɪənt) or

transient

adj
(Philosophy) philosophy (of a mental act) causing effects outside the mind
[C17: from Latin transiēns going over, from transīre to pass over; see trance]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transeunt - of a mental acttranseunt - of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
immanent, subjective - of a mental act performed entirely within the mind; "a cognition is an immanent act of mind"
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Living things exhibit what philosophers call "immanent causality" as well as "transeunt" (or "transient") causality, whereas nonliving things exhibit only transeunt causality.
Immanent and Transeunt Potentiality, NATHANAEL STEIN
De todo lo expuesto, si se observa el arquetipo de la obligacion de buena fe en el sistema juridico fundado en el derecho romano proporcionado por el oportere ex fide bona presente en las conventiones iuris gentium que transeunt in proprium nomen contractus (Ulpiano, libro iv ad edictum.
175): ostia autem ipsius palatii per totum aurea sunt per que equites sui transeunt incolumes et immunes.
It also follows that Descartes locates motion in the patient both in the case of transeunt motion of corporeal things and in the case of immanent change in a mental thing.