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Related to nascence: mouch, Moile
A coming into being; a beginning: "The home market for grains, beef, and truck crops that developed directly out of the mining economy was the nascence of California agriculture" (Julie Guthman). See Synonyms at beginning.
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|Noun||1.||nascence - the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"|
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
delivery - the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
live birth - the birth of a living fetus (regardless of the length of gestation)
posthumous birth - birth of a child by Caesarean section after the death of the mother
posthumous birth - birth of a child after the father has died