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ˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ səntnascent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nascent(adj)

    being born or beginning

    "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"

GCIDE

  1. Nascent(a.)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. nascent(Adjective)

    Emerging; just coming into existence.

    India has a nascent space industry.

    Etymology: From nascens, present participle of nascor.

  2. nascent(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Nascent(adj)

    evolving; being evolved or produced

    Etymology: [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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of nascent in a Sentence

  1. Richard Grossman:

    With the increase in shareholder activism, one effect of this kind of director engagement is the ability to get a feel for nascent shareholder unhappiness, are they unhappy with the direction of the company...or with capital allocation? It's a way for board members to get direct and unfiltered views from shareholders.

  2. Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo:

    It is a disturbing consequence of modern biological technology that the fate of the nascent human life, which the Embryos in this case represent, must be determined in a court by reference to cold legal principles.

  3. 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.

  4. Prime Minister Habib Essid:

    I appeal for calm and for national unity and complete security across the country to preserve our nascent democracy which is the only example of success in the region, there has been huge political progress but we acknowledge that there are lots of economic difficulties. We will respond to young people's economic demands but we need a bit of time for that.

  5. Hamish McArdle:

    This week will see one of the most significant milestones in the development of the nascent UK shale gas industry.

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