incipiency

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noun in·cip·i·en·cy \in-ˈsi-pē-ən(t)-sē\

Definition of incipiency

  1. :  the state or fact of being incipient :  beginning

Examples of incipiency in a sentence

  1. from its incipiency the city's monthlong festival of the performing arts has been a great success

1817

First Known Use of incipiency

1817


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incipiency

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noun in·cip·i·en·cy \-ən-sē\

Medical Definition of incipiency

plural

incipiencies

  1. :  the state or fact of being incipient :  the beginning of something


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