Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » E » Embolden ... Emery Paper


Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does emergent mean? 

EMERGENT (adjective)
  The adjective EMERGENT has 2 senses:

1. occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action
2. coming into existence

  Familiarity information: EMERGENT used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

EMERGENT (adjective)

Sense 1emergent [BACK TO TOP]


Occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action

Context example:

emergent repair of an aorta


sudden (happening without warning or in a short space of time)

Sense 2emergent [BACK TO TOP]


Coming into existence


emergent; emerging

Context example:

an emergent republic


nascent (being born or beginning)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Old is gold." (English proverb)

"Listening to a liar is like drinking warm water." (Native American proverb, tribe unknown)

"A mountain won't get to a mountain, but a human will get to a human." (Armenian proverb)

"Using a cannon to shoot a mosquito." (Dutch proverb)

Page delivered in 0.1004 seconds

AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the dictionary to your list of search providers.

Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


Other popular searches: