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Below you will find the definition of nascent, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - being born or beginning
EXAMPLES - Nascent in a Sentence
- They are, in other words, nascent digital frontal lobes. (source)
- Now here you are showing off your "nascent" habililty ... (source)
- Fed Chairman Bernanke expects to see a "nascent" recovery this year. (source)
- This all seems like foolish talk because Bond 23 is in nascent stages. (source)
- If it were anything other than "nascent" it would be past the "beginning" stage. (source)
- This does not appear to me an unnatural kind of nascent, half-conscious metaphysics. (source)
- Last episode, Betty didn't even want to label the nascent relationship she had with Matt. (source)
- Edwin is a part of a campaigning network known as the nascent DEA (Drug Equality Alliance). (source)
- Of course, that hasn't stopped the folks at Bloomberg News from cheerleading the "nascent" housing rebound. (source)
- Ben S. Bernanke said the economy still requires low interest rates to spur demand given the "nascent" recovery. (source)
- Addressing the Minnesota Bankers Association, Kocherlakota stopped just short of calling the nascent recovery inchoate: (source)
- Yesterday he said the U.S. economic recovery has been "nascent" and requires low interest rates to help it sustain growth. (source)
- And while cloud computing is still in its "nascent" stage, Roberto said that the survey found significant growth is looming. (source)
- Ben S. Bernanke said last week the world's largest economy is in a "nascent" recovery that still requires low interest rates. (source)
- Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Feb. 24 that the U.S. economy is in a "nascent" recovery that still requires low borrowing costs. (source)
- That said, the market remains relatively nascent, meaning there is room for companies to challenge the likes of Facebook, they said. (source)
- But in October Jobs called netbooks a "nascent" market and said Apple had a lot of "pretty interesting" ideas if it decided to jump in. (source)
- In a note handed over to the Left, the government has defended the SEZ Act saying it had been enforced 10 months ago and was at a "nascent" stage. (source)
- On Capitol Hill overnight, he warned that what he calls a "nascent" economic recovery is fragile, and that unemployment will remain high for years. (source)
- Unless these elements even out, the US will struggle to move beyond a 'nascent' recovery and the possibility of a 'W'-shaped recovery will remain high. (source)
- Israel did loose its jets on Syria in 2007, to destroy a desert installation that Washington later described as a nascent, North Korean-supplied atomic reactor. (source)
- You mentioned in some of your opening comments [that] in the course of the '70s and thereafter, you see the rise of something that people generally label the nascent (source)
- Those transactions strongly suggest this market has matured beyond the "nascent" and fragmented stage to become a strategically important and more consolidated market. (source)
- Ben S. Bernanke said last week the U.S. is in a "nascent" recovery that still requires keeping interest rates near zero "for an extended period" to spur demand once stimulus wanes. (source)
- Ben S. Bernanke said last week the U.S. economy is in a "nascent" recovery that still requires low interest rates to spur demand by consumers and businesses once federal stimulus wanes. (source)
- For example, Whitehouse and others supposedly called their nascent group "Clean Up National TV" until her husband pointed out the unfortunate acronym - they then changed it to "Clean Up TV." (source)
- In 2007, Israeli jets bombed a Syrian industrial facility on the Euphrates River that U.S. intelligence officials subsequently described as a nascent nuclear reactor being built by North Koreans. (source)
- I had this sort of, kind of nascent idea for a book that, for all sorts of reasons including the one to follow, I'm not going to write anytime soon that I mentioned to a few people, who all loved it. (source)
- The Commerce Department also said the gross domestic product gained the most in six years, which led Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernake to say the U.S. economy is in the "nascent" or beginning of a recovery. (source)
- In his semi-annual testimony to Congress last month, Bernanke reiterated that rates will remain low for "an extended period" because the economy's "nascent" recovery isn't strong enough to bear higher borrowing costs. (source)
- On the one hand it is conceivable that there was room for new interpretation in nascent community-building, but on the other these new communities in all likelihood did not radically reinvent their social and cultural heritage. (source)
- The doctrine might have been necessary to protect "nascent" tribal authorities, wrote Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in a 1998 opinion, but immunity has extended "beyond what is needed to safeguard tribal self-governance." (source)
- In other words, gains in productivity derived from things like the internet aren't showing up as more money in our pockets, and they are not showing up as corporate profit, but they do exist in a kind of nascent alternative economy. (source)
- It's hard to opine on whether or not Knod.es will become the next Twilio while it's still in what Williams calls "nascent ugly baby form" and private beta, but in the day that I've been using it, at the least it has made a handy source finder. (source)
- Chemists tell us that certain substances in the act of formation, which they call nascent substances, are extraordinarily active and potent, and it may be that ice in the same state has a special tenacity of texture which belongs to that state alone. (source)
- Still, it's worth recalling the nascent days of the counterculture, when "beatnik" was the opprobrious term applied to Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg and their ilk well before underground art turned psychedelic and the "summer of love" had hippies putting flowers in their hair. (source)
- While it waits for its F-16s, the Air Force relies on what Rock called "nascent but credible capabilities" with 69 aircraft including three missile-equipped Cessnas, three reconnaissance Cessnas capable of capturing and downlinking real-time video, as well as C-130E transports, training and other planes. (source)
- The feeling which, if he had not been a painter so utterly devoted to his profession that all distractions were impossible, might have been called a nascent jealousy, was gradually merged in a half-consciousness that he had somewhere seen Abel Newt before, but where, and under what circumstances, he could not possibly remember. (source)
- However, construction spending is expected to fall 1. 0% in February following the 0. 6% contraction during the previous month, and tightening credit conditions paired with the ongoing weakness in the private sector may continue to weigh on the housing market as Fed Chairman Bernanke expects to see a "nascent" recovery this year. (source)
- Unfortunately, the evolution of these grammars online can be very difficult to track down; This kind of nascent web culture is generally frowned upon by Wikipedia witness the deletion of the I'm in ur base article since the Ask MetaFilter thread just a few months ago and there are no other sites designed to collect definitive collaborative reference material. (source)
- The prospect of a Mac netbook has been the subject of ongoing debate that just won't die down, exciting all except Apple which maintains it isn't adamant to explore the "nascent" category. high time to address the netbook market, adding that the company's current product matrix does not reflect a freezing economy and leaving little room for would-be fans with shallow wallets to enter the world of Apple. (source)
- The man whose Bible he took the oath on, whose memory he regularly invokes, presided over the creation of what can only be called a nascent fascist government led by a party of industrial capitalism that ran roughshod over constitution and custom, encouraged a form of bloody warfare that defied all civilized practice to date, and was the cause of untold misery, violence, and destruction for the next half-century or more. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 50.0, which suggests that "nascent" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 21 synonyms for nascent.
beginning, blossoming, burgeoning, bursting forth, embryonic, fledgling, fresh, germinal, germinating, growing, incipient, maturing, opening, potential, promising, pubescent, pullulating, shooting up, sprouting, vegetating, young
We have 3 antonyms for nascent.
dying, shrinking, withering
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
Pronunciation: (năsˈənt, nāˈsənt)
View up to 25 definitions of nascent from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Coming into existence; emerging: "the moral shock of our nascent imperialism” ( Richard Hofstadter).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) Emerging; just coming into existence.
- (adjective) Of the state of an element at the time it is generated from some compound.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Commencing, or in process of development; beginning to exist or to grow; coming into being.
- (adjective) Evolving; being evolved or produced.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Beginning to exist or to grow; commencing development; coming into being; incipient.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) being born or beginning