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English noun: emergence

1. emergence (event) the gradual beginning or coming forth


SamplesFigurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece.


Synonymsgrowth, outgrowth


Broader (hypernym)beginning


Narrower (hyponym)rise

2. emergence (event) the becoming visible


SamplesNot a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins.


Synonymsegress, issue


Broader (hypernym)beginning


Narrower (hyponym)dissilience, eruption

3. emergence (act) the act of emerging


Synonymsemersion


Broader (hypernym)appearance

4. emergence (act) the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent


Synonymsegress, egression


Broader (hypernym)act, deed, human action, human activity


Narrower (hyponym)emanation, emission, surfacing









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