Definitions for nascentˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ sənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nas•centˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ sənt(adj.)

  1. beginning to exist or develop.

Origin of nascent:

1615–25; < L nāscent-, s. of nāscēns, prp. of nāscī to be born, arise

nas′cence(n.)

nas′cen•cy(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nascent(adj)

    being born or beginning

    "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"

Wiktionary

  1. nascent(Adjective)

    Emerging; just coming into existence.

    India has a nascent space industry.

  2. nascent(Adjective)

    Of the state of an element at the time it is generated from some compound.

  3. Origin: From nascens, present participle of nascor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nascent(adj)

    commencing, or in process of development; beginning to exist or to grow; coming into being; as, a nascent germ

  2. Nascent(adj)

    evolving; being evolved or produced

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