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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.]
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|Noun||1.||nascency - 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