What does nascent mean?

Definitions for nascentˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ sənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nascent(adj)

    being born or beginning

    "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"


  1. Nascent(a.)

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

  2. Origin: [L. nascens, -entis, p. pr. nasci to be born. See Nation, and cf. Naissant.]


  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

  3. Origin: [L. nascens, -entis, p. pr. nasci to be born. See Nation, and cf. Naissant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nascent

    nas′ent, adj. springing up: arising: beginning to exist or to grow.—n. Nas′cency, the beginning of production: birth or origin. [L. nascens, -entis, pr.p. of nasci, natus, to be born.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nascent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nascent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Rodriguez:

    We're watching it very carefully to see how it develops, right now it's just small and very nascent and we just have to see how it goes.

  2. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    The stronger rebound in existing sales is extremely encouraging as it hints at a nascent rebound in economic activity over the coming weeks.

  3. Mohsen Malayeri:

    Access to finance for start-ups is still at a very nascent stage, we have talented engineers but understanding market dynamics is different.

  4. Stuart Fletcher:

    The health insurance market is still quite a nascent market, there is tonnes of headroom for growth, we are doing all the preparatory work to be able to move quickly as soon as the ordinance is turned into statute.

  5. Rishi Khosla:

    It is notoriously hard to get information out of Chinese companies, which is why good research differentiates, in China, you don't have the breadth and depth of coverage you have in Europe and the U.S. The market is significantly more nascent.

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Translations for nascent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • im Entstehen begriffen, aufkeimend, naszierend, werdendGerman
  • nacienteSpanish
  • nuori, aluillaan olevaFinnish
  • émergent, naissantFrench
  • fejlődő, kialakuló, keletkező, születőHungarian
  • fæðast, mótun, myndunIcelandic
  • המתהווהHebrew
  • 生まれそうなJapanese
  • nascēnsLatin
  • nyfødt, nydannetNorwegian
  • rodzący się, powstającyPolish
  • зарождающийся, рождающийся, возникающий, образующийся, появляющийсяRussian

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