incipiency

noun
in·​cip·​i·​en·​cy | \ in-ˈsi-pē-ən(t)-sē How to pronounce incipiency (audio) \

Definition of incipiency

: the state or fact of being incipient : beginning

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Examples of incipiency in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of incipiency

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Incipiency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incipiency. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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incipiency

noun
in·​cip·​i·​en·​cy | \ -ən-sē How to pronounce incipiency (audio) \
plural incipiencies

Medical Definition of incipiency

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

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