- (en tercera persona/in third person) [formal] to happen los sucesos acaecidos el pasado viernes the events which took place o happened o occurred last Friday inspirado en un incidente acaecido a la actriz based on an incident which happened to o/or [literario/literary] befell the actress entonces acaeció que … [literario/literary] and so it came about o/or it happened that … [literario/literary]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.