Emergence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |iˈmɜːrdʒəns|  American pronunciation of the word emergence
Brit.  |ɪˈməːdʒ(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word emergence

noun

- the gradual beginning or coming forth(syn: growth, outgrowth)

figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

- the becoming visible(syn: egress, issue)

not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

- the act of emerging (syn: emersion)
- the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent (syn: egress, egression)

Examples

the emergence of the Internet as an important means of communication

the economy's emergence from a recession

the emergence of Japan as a world leader

the company's emergence from bankruptcy

figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

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