emerging

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

emerging (comparative more emerging, superlative most emerging)

  1. Becoming prominent; newly formed; emergent; rising.
    • 2013 June 1, “Towards the end of poverty”, in The Economist[1], volume 407, number 8838, page 11:
      America’s poverty line is $63 a day for a family of four. In the richer parts of the emerging world $4 a day is the poverty barrier. But poverty’s scourge is fiercest below $1.25 ([…]): people below that level live lives that are poor, nasty, brutish and short.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

emerging

  1. present participle of emerge

Noun[edit]

emerging (plural emergings)

  1. emergence
    • 1857, Pamphlets on Biology: Kofoid collection
      We must endeavour to realize a succession of gradual sinkings or depressions into deep water, alternating with gradual emergings into shallows, and eventually a gradual continued lifting of the whole district []