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nas·cent

 (năs′ənt, nā′sənt)
adj.
Coming into existence; emerging: "the moral shock of our nascent imperialism" (Richard Hofstadter).

[Latin nāscēns, nāscent-, present participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

nas′cen·cy n.

nascent

(ˈnæsənt; ˈneɪ-)
adj
1. starting to grow or develop; being born
2. (Chemistry) chem (of an element or simple compound, esp hydrogen) created within the reaction medium in the atomic form and having a high activity
[C17: from Latin nascēns present participle of nāscī to be born]
ˈnascence, ˈnascency n

nas•cent

(ˈnæs ənt, ˈneɪ sənt)

adj.
beginning to exist or develop.
[1615–25; < Latin nāscent-, s. of nāscēns, present participle of nāscī to be born, arise]
nas′cence, nas′cen•cy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nascent - being born or beginning; "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"
dying - in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be; "a dying man"; "his dying wish"; "a dying fire"; "a dying civilization"

nascent

adjective developing, beginning, dawning, evolving, budding, incipient the still nascent science of genomics.
Translations

nascent

[ˈnæsnt] ADJ [industry, democracy] → naciente

nascent

adj
(liter) republic, world, culturewerdend, im Entstehen begriffen; doubt, hope, prideaufkommend
(Chem) → naszierend

nascent

[ˈnæsnt] adj (frm) → nascente

nas·cent

1. a. naciente, incipiente;
2. liberado de un compuesto químico.
References in classic literature ?
His beard was still in its infancy; and nascent lines of whisker traced their modest way sparely down his cheeks.
The rooms wherein dozens of infants had wailed at their nursing now resounded with the tapping of nascent chicks.
Had his nascent desire for Dede been less, he might well have been frightened out of all thought of her.
But in spite of his meekness and lowliness, I fancied I caught the first note of a nascent bitterness in him when he said:
Again, an organ may become rudimentary for its proper purpose, and be used for a distinct object: in certain fish the swim-bladder seems to be rudimentary for its proper function of giving buoyancy, but has become converted into a nascent breathing organ or lung.
It is, of course, POSSIBLE that there may be, at certain stages in evolution, elements which are entirely new from the standpoint of analysis, though in their nascent form they have little influence on behaviour and no very marked correlatives in structure.
5) That instincts in their nascent stages are easily modifiable, and capable of being attached to various sorts of objects.
Another significant milestone worth noting is that the FDA granted Nascent Biotech an Orphan Drug Designation for Gliomas (brain cancer).
MycoTechnology and Nascent Health Sciences have reached an agreement to manufacture and sell MycoZyme processed stevia.
c] Jomaa assured on the occasion, that this tribute 1/2goes beyond his person, it is for all Tunisians, notably youths,[c] adding 1/2our country has made sure steps on the path of constructing a nascent democracy after ensuring the success of the legislative elections,[c] the news release points out.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Election Commissioner Justice (r) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim Wednesday condemned terrorist attacks on candidates in various parts of the country and termed such incidents as attack on nascent democracy.
Summary: Kabul: Pakistan is genuine about backing a nascent Afghan peace process and shares the Kabul .