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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishemergente‧mer‧gent /ɪˈmɜːdʒənt $ -ɜːr-/ AWL adjective [only before noun]  DEVELOPin the early stages of existence or developmentdeveloping the emergent nations of the world
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emergentA colony of ants on the move from one nest site to another exhibits the Kafkaesque underside of emergent control.She is widely perceived as the emergent leader of the movement.The plant, growing erect, will eventually develop emergent leaves.At the centre of this emergent mode of rationality was the negotiation of long-term employment tenure in the immediate post-war years.There has been a tendency for newspapers to represent both existing political parties and emergent ones.Like most emergent phenomena, wear is liable to self-reinforce.Constructs are usually named by their emergent pole.The latter constitute an emergent postmodern transformation based on the resurgent realities of body, nature, and place.Repetitive, patterned texts give emergent readers extra support while they are reading.
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