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EMERGING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does emerging mean? 

EMERGING (adjective)
  The adjective EMERGING has 3 senses:

1. coming into view
2. coming to maturity
3. coming into existence

  Familiarity information: EMERGING used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMERGING (adjective)


Sense 1emerging [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coming into view

Classified under:

Participial adjectives

Context example:

as newly emerging emotions and ideas well up in him

Participle:

emerge (come out into view, as from concealment)


Sense 2emerging [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coming to maturity

Synonyms:

emerging; rising

Context example:

the rising generation

Similar:

future (yet to be or coming)


Sense 3emerging [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coming into existence

Synonyms:

emergent; emerging

Context example:

an emergent republic

Similar:

nascent (being born or beginning)


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