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emerging

[ih-mur-jing] /ɪˈmɜr dʒɪŋ/
adjective
1.
emergent (def 3):
emerging nations.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; emerge + -ing2
Related forms
unemerging, adjective

emerge

[ih-murj] /ɪˈmɜrdʒ/
verb (used without object), emerged, emerging.
1.
to come forth into view or notice, as from concealment or obscurity:
a ghost emerging from the grave; a ship emerging from the fog.
2.
to rise or come forth from or as if from water or other liquid.
3.
to come up or arise, as a question or difficulty.
4.
to come into existence; develop.
5.
to rise, as from an inferior or unfortunate state or condition.
Origin
1630-40; < Latin ēmergere to arise out of, equivalent to ē- e-1 + mergere to dive, sink
Related forms
reemerge, verb (used without object), reemerged, reemerging.
unemerged, adjective
Can be confused
emerge, immerge.
Synonym Study
1. Emerge, emanate, issue mean to come forth. Emerge is used of coming forth from a place shut off from view, or from concealment, or the like, into sight and notice: The sun emerges from behind the clouds. Emanate is used of intangible things, as light or ideas, spreading from a source: Rumors often emanate from irresponsible persons. Issue is often used of a number of persons, a mass of matter, or a volume of smoke, sound, or the like, coming forth through any outlet or outlets: The crowd issued from the building.
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Examples for emerging
  • Without your generous donations, the work of today's top and emerging explorers would not be possible.
  • Natural reservoir for emerging viruses may be bats.
  • All wait to begin peeking at the cosmic wonders emerging slowly overhead.
  • The comedy series took the emerging machinima medium mainstream.
  • See who is citing whom, what areas might be emerging or of great interest.
  • They can be found in cool, damp areas of deciduous forests, emerging before the tree canopy develops.
  • The causes turn out to be surprisingly complex, but solutions are emerging.
  • Don't fertilize until you see new growth emerging in spring.
  • The bank run stoked broader concerns about the stability of banking systems in emerging market economies.
  • The pandemic is growing in many places, and strains resistant to all existing drugs are emerging.
British Dictionary definitions for emerging

emerge

/ɪˈmɜːdʒ/
verb (intransitive) often foll by from
1.
to come up to the surface of or rise from water or other liquid
2.
to come into view, as from concealment or obscurity he emerged from the cave
3.
(foll by from) to come out (of) or live (through a difficult experience) he emerged from his ordeal with dignity
4.
to become apparent several interesting things emerged from the report
Derived Forms
emerging, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ēmergere to rise up from, from mergere to dip
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Word Origin and History for emerging

emerge

v.

1560s, from Middle French émerger, from Latin emergere "rise out or up, bring forth, bring to light," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + mergere "to dip, sink" (see merge). The notion is of rising from a liquid by virtue of buoyancy. Related: Emerged; emerging.

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