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"

GCIDE

  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.]

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

  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.]

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hamish McArdle:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Qu Hongbin:

    We believe that a shift towards a neutral (let alone tightening bias) would be highly pre-mature and risks derailing the nascent economic recovery.

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