na·​scence | \ ˈna-sᵊn(t)s How to pronounce nascence (audio) , ˈnā- How to pronounce nascence (audio) \

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the poem's publication is often regarded as the nascence of the Beat movement
Recent Examples on the Web To say this approach has been well-received by customers and critics is perhaps the understatement of the year, and though still in its nascence Musaafer looks to become a landmark on Houston’s culinary landscape. Joanna O'leary, Chron, "These Houston culinary power couples know how to cook up romance," 11 Feb. 2021 Delić has worked on the experiment since its nascence—first as an undergraduate student, then a PhD student, and now as a postdoctoral researcher. Sophia Chen, Wired, "A Tiny Glass Bead Goes as Still as Nature Allows," 30 Jan. 2020 The answer can be found in the nascence of hip-hop. Vann R. Newkirk Ii, The Atlantic, "Fear of a Black 'Messiah'," 8 Apr. 2018 The answer can be found in the nascence of hip-hop. Vann R. Newkirk Ii, The Atlantic, "Fear of a Black 'Messiah'," 8 Apr. 2018 Several artists who began their careers as sculptors and painters embraced video art in its nascence in the 1960s and early 1970s. Edith Newhall,, "UArts exhibit celebrates the women of tech-art," 2 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of nascence

1570, in the meaning defined above

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23 Feb 2021

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“Nascence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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