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Monday, January 01, 2007

Definitions for nascent

  1. Beginning to exist or having recently come into existence; coming into being.

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Citations for nascent
But there are other nascent technologies that are widely predicted to play a major part in moving the world from a dependence on oil, nuclear energy and coal. , The Guardian
By the time that John D. Rockefeller was born in 1839, Richford was acquiring the amenities of a small town. It had some nascent industries . . . plus a schoolhouse and a church. Ron Chernow, TitanThe Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Origin of nascent
Nascent comes from Latin nascens, "being born," present participle of nasci, "to be born."